HIPAA

Compliance

HIPAA Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of Hospital Emergency Room entrance1996 (HIPAA), Public Law 104-191, mandates that all covered entities fulfill certain requirements for data backup, data storage, and data recovery. These requirements are listed in the Security section of the Administrative Simplification Act. Global Data Vault’s storage is a highly secure online data backup and data recovery system that allows you to meet HIPAA compliance requirements while realizing significant cost savings.

What does HIPAA compliance mean for data backup and recovery?

HIPAA Security Checklist

Administrative Procedures Requirements How Global Data Vault Supports the Requirement
Data Backup – ability to maintain and access retrievable, exact copies of your data Global Data Vault’s online backup software is an easy-to-use software solution that backs up your critical data.
Disaster Recovery – ability to restore data in the event of a data loss resulting from fire, vandalism, natural disaster, or system failure Global Data Vault’s online backup software allows you to restore your critical data files with a few mouse clicks.
Physical Safeguards Requirements How Global Data Vault Supports HIPAA Compliance
Data storage retention of data in a secure location Global Data Vault provides highly secure and redundant offsite data storage.  Your data is stored in a secure data center.

Business Associate Agreement

If your organization receives protected health information, Global Data Vault will provide a Business Associate Agreement. This agreement covers our responsibility with regard to the protected health information and provides assurances about the safeguards we employ in protecting that data.

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