Maintaining HIPAA Compliance with IoT Devices
In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed the role of technology and HIPAA (related explicitly to HITECH regulations). However, the growth of intelligent devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to a sea change in how Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) manage their patients. Likewise, it adds new wrinkles to how these organizations manage their compliance requirements under HIPAA.
Here, we’ll discuss some of the overlaps between HIPAA requirements and risks posed by smart, IoT-based devices.