HIPAA and Health Information Privacy Compliance Toolkit

Resources to help businesses, including healthcare institutions, that handle individual's medical, health, and biometric information, in creating, implementing, and reviewing privacy and data security compliance programs.

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The widespread adoption of electronic medical records and the explosion of personal health and fitness trackers, mobile applications, and medical devices that gather health and biometric data have dramatically increased the amount of personal health information stored digitally. Federal and state laws protecting the privacy and security of this highly sensitive health and medical information include:

Failure to comply with these privacy and data security laws can result in significant adverse consequences, including:

  • Government investigations and sanctions.

  • Private lawsuits.

  • Diminished brand reputation and lost sales.

This Toolkit contains continuously maintained resources that provide practical guidance on complying with laws and standards that apply to the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of individuals' medical and health information.

 

Practice Notes

 

Standard Documents and Clauses

 

Checklists

 

Training Material

 

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