The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act known as HIPAA for short is a set of government regulations for healthcare patient privacy. Created in 1996 the act requires certain precautions be taken when storing, transferring or accessing confidential patient data. Electronic medical records (EMR) have been causing the HIPAA Security Rule guidelines to expand due to new technology and new forms of data breech.
- Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
- Machine-to-machine (M2M)
- Two Factor Authentication – Dual Factor Authentication (2FA)
- Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI)
- Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)