Posted by: WHurley
compliance, HIPAA, Patrolling the Channel
Kevin McDonald is executive vice president and director of compliance practices at Alvaka Networks, an Irvine, Calif.-based network, security and managed services consulting firm that is both a solution provider and a “business associate” according to HIPAA regulations.
In this edition of “Patrolling the Channel,” see why the designation of “business associate” has given McDonald additional compliance challenges. The executive VP talks about the technical and non-technical controls being implemented for HIPAA’s sake. He also shares why he thinks solution providers may be behind the curve when it comes to compliance with the healthcare regulation.