Healthcare organizations in the United States are subject to a wide range of compliance requirements. If you are a healthcare organization it is important that you follow & Implement these guidelines in the organization and increase awareness about them. Compliance with healthcare regulations is essential for protecting patient privacy and safety, failing to comply with these regulations may be subject to penalties, including fines, criminal prosecution, and loss of accreditation. Some of these regulations include 

  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Stark Law
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act (PSQIA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  • Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Out of these regulations, HIPAA has a significant impact on the IT infrastructure of organizations that handle PHI, as they must implement a number of security measures to protect this sensitive data.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that protects the privacy and security of patient health information (PHI). HIPAA has a significant impact on the IT infrastructure of organizations that handle PHI, as they must implement a number of security measures to protect this sensitive data.

Some of the key IT infrastructure requirements of HIPAA include:

  • Access controls: To limit access to PHI to authorized individuals only
  • Encryption: Of PHI data when it is transmitted or stored electronically. 
  • Audit controls: To track access to PHI and to detect unauthorized access or any security incidents so that corrective action can be taken.
  • Incident response: To have a plan for responding to security incidents involving PHI.

In addition to these specific requirements, HIPAA also requires organizations to implement a comprehensive security program that addresses all aspects of PHI security. 

We at Southeast Regional Technology Group ( are a managed IT services provider that specializes in helping healthcare organizations stay compliant with HIPAA regulations. If you are a healthcare organization that is looking for help staying compliant with HIPAA regulations, contact today. We can help you protect your patients’ data and avoid costly fines in a number of ways. These include:

  • Providing security assessments and recommendations. We can assess your healthcare organization’s security posture and make recommendations for improving security.
  • Implementing and managing security solutions. Our team can help your healthcare organizations implement and manage security solutions, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and encryption.
  • Training employees on HIPAA compliance. Our team can provide training to your employees on HIPAA compliance.

Here are some USPs that can offer as Compliance Support and Management to customers who choose us as a partner:

  • We have a deep understanding of HIPAA regulations. Our team of security professionals has years of experience helping healthcare organizations stay compliant with HIPAA.
  • We offer a wide range of security solutions. We can help you implement a comprehensive security solution that meets your specific needs.
  • We provide 24/7 support. We are always available to help you respond to security incidents and other compliance issues.
  • We are committed to helping you succeed. We are invested in your success and we will work with you to achieve your compliance goals.

HIPAA is a complex law, but it is important for healthcare providers to understand the basics of HIPAA compliance. By taking steps to protect PHI and train employees on HIPAA compliance, healthcare providers can help to ensure that they are in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

By implementing the required security measures, you can help safeguard the privacy of your patients and to avoid the risk of HIPAA violations.

Feel free to reachout to our team of experts via call (706) 230-5208.