The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) require healthcare organizations to ensure the privacy and security of all electronic protected health information (ePHI).

This guide is designed to help healthcare organziations navigate the rules and requirements for electronic communications.


This guide will cover:

  • An overview of the HIPAA rules for record keeping and supervision of electronic communications
  • Who must comply with these rules:
    • Security Rule
    • Privacy Rule
  • Message archiving requirements and benefits
  • How Global Relay solutions address these rules and regulations