By Art Gross – A data breach within your business. You think it won’t happen, you hope it doesn’t happen, but what if it does happen? What are your next steps? Like most things in healthcare, timing is essential. You need to think quickly and act swiftly during a time when your head might not be set and sorted to do so.Read More
By Matt Fisher – Continuing a hot streak in the fall of 2020, the Office for Civil Rights announced another HIPAA settlement with a business associate on September 23, 2020. The $2,300,000 fine was imposed on a business associate following a months long cyberattack that resulted in the exfiltration of data for more than 6 million patients.
By Matt Fisher – The start of a new year represents new opportunities to refocus on HIPAA compliance efforts. Ransomware and phishing attacks seem to be drawing the majority of recent headlines, but a couple of human-based incidents have also come out recently.
By Chris Bowen – Much of the US healthcare system is broken. Following cancer and heart disease, medical errors comprise the number three (#3) leading cause of death in the U.S. Behind this disaster is a fractured and aged infrastructure, inadequate data security and…
By Matt Fisher – The HHS Office for Civil Rights announced another monetary penalty and settlement for the failure of an entity to fully or competently comply with HIPAA requirements. More particularly, the entity in question offers yet another example of the absence of a risk analysis.
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Designed to help providers implement HIPAA rules and regulations,HIPAA Tool Kit is an ideal resource for creating a new compliance program or conducting a compliance assessment. Pre-order 2019 version today!
By Matt Fisher – On June 18, 2018, the Office for Civil Rights released a decision and memorandum from an Administrative Law Judge following a dispute over HIPAA fines imposed against The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
By Kayla Matthews – Doctors’ offices and hospitals have to take the time to market themselves to attract new patients. The advertisements also have to be compliant with HIPAA regulations regarding patient privacy and protection.