HIPAA Fax and Email Management
Source: Cleo Communications
The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information establishes a set of national standards for the protection of health information. The Privacy Rule standards address the use and disclosure of individual's health information as well as standards for individual's privacy rights. A primary goal of the Privacy Rule is to assure that individual's health information is properly protected while allowing the necessary flow of health information to provide and promote high quality healthcare. It is a balance that permits important uses of information, while protecting the privacy of people seeking care. The Rule is designed to be flexible and comprehensive in order to cover a variety of uses and disclosures regarding patient care.