February 17th, 2016
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was established to set national standards for the confidentiality, security, and transmissibility of personal health information. Violations of this Act can result in substantial fines to a practice ranging from $100 to $1.5 million.
March 12th, 2015
Regardless of whether or not you are a big company or a small company, you can still be subjected to a breach. Today’s hackers are professionals. Hackers have one thing in mind, “YOU”, not you as a person, but you, who has information that will benefit only “THEM”.
Hackers are looking...
July 30th, 2014
What if one of your friends asks you questions about your current job duties, and what it is your organization does. What information would you share? Should you only be concerned with HIPAA obligations?
Safeguarding Confidential Information is not just a HIPAA Obligation
Throughout your career you may be asked questions about...
November 11th, 2013
This article was written by Karen Pass, Senior Compliance Specialist with MedSafe.
There are many important elements to implementing an effective HIPAA Program, but none are more important than completing a security risk analysis. Conducting a risk analysis will give your practice an accurate and thorough assessment of the potential risks...