HIPAA Compliance and Cloud Storage: How Privacy Rules Affect Cloud Computing

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule is a critical regulation in the healthcare industry designed to safeguard patients’ protected health information (PHI).

As technology advances, the healthcare sector is turning to cloud computing for data storage, management, and processing. However, this transition brings about several challenges and considerations regarding HIPAA compliance. In this blog, we’ll explore seven ways the HIPAA Privacy Rule affects cloud computing in the healthcare industry.

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