Sometimes shortcuts are a boon. They speed you to your destination, saving you both time and resources. However, on other occasions, shortcuts can also lead to mistakes, costing you more time and resources. Having said that, HIPAA compliance is one area in which MSPs cannot afford to take shortcuts.
With the continuing evolution of digital health systems, HIPAA compliance has never been more crucial – or complicated. In response, many covered entities and business associates have turned to software to help them manage and preserve their compliance status.
Not all compliance software is created equal though. Some tools offer just the basics, like simple checklists. However, most organizations want and need more than that. A comprehensive software solution should include some amount of automation, built-in workflows supporting multiple roles, and cover all required HIPAA rules. The size or nature of your organization does not dictate the software you need. All covered entities and business associates are beholden to all of HIPAA. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the features MSPs should look for in a full-spectrum compliance solution.