Module 1: Introduction to HIPAA
Module 2: Fundamentals of PHI
Module 3: The Privacy Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
Module 4: The Security Rule – Uses, Disclosures, and Compliance
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4.2.2 Physical Safeguards

Physical safeguards ensure there is no unauthorized access to the PHI by strengthening the security of the hardware used by a medical provider.

For example, physical safeguards comprise installing password managers and using secure backups and encrypted lines of communication.

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