Are Columbia Care video consultations HIPAA-compliant?

April 21, 2017

Yes. Columbia Care is proud to be the very first medical marijuana dispensary in New York State with a video consultation service that is fully HIPAA-compliant.


Our vendor’s platform contains transport encryption with appropriate ciphers, at-rest encryption, software and hardware firewalls, intrusion detection, anti-virus scanning, server segmentation, unique access controls and access auditing, breach reporting, proper media disposal, disaster-recovery plans, and other features. Furthermore, our vendor performs its own yearly internal HIPAA review and participates in a yearly external HIPAA review.