HIPAA is NOT your responsibility. It is the responsibility of the hospital/health care entity to make sure that they are HIPAA compliant at the point where they connect to the Internet. If they are unable to make that distinction, then doing business with them is asking for trouble because they are just playing the cover your ass game. They probably won't like hearing that, and it may not get you the business, but HIPAA has absolutely nothing to do with your network.

Matt Larsen

John Scrivner wrote:
Wireless broadband security issues have now officially led to my business being put into a bad light due to perceived lack of security. I am a member of a regional broadband planning group that is working with health care and other industry sectors to help deliver broadband options to all areas that need it. Rural Health centers and hospitals are all over the region and most need access to broadband which is highly secure. I need to know what others have done to bring HIPAA compliance assurance to network administrators and hospital personnel so that your solutions are chosen and used for health care connectivity. Currently my services are not being considered do to the perception of a lack of HIPAA security compliance. I need to get on top of this right now and welcome your thoughts and ideas. I would prefer to hear from those of you who have some actual knowledge of delivering HIPAA compliant connections or those who provide equipment which has been documented to meet HIPAA compliance.
Thank you,
John Scrivner

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