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patient information. HIPAA requires healthcare organizations and their suppliers to safeguard email messages and attach- ments that contain electronic protected health information (EPHI) related to a patient's health status, medical care, treatment plans, and payment issues. Failure to do so can result in seven-figure regulatory fines, civil litigation, criminal charges, and jail time. Best Practice: Employers governed by HIPAA have a choice: Use policy, employee training, and technology including Hosted