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Six Common HIPAA Violations and how you can prevent them

HIPAA compliance is an ongoing process.  Do you have security and privacy policies and procedures for your[…]

Is it time for your Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment?

Table of Contents: Is it time for your Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment? Top 5 actions you can take to prepare for your[…]

How do I report an unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI) Breach?

Have you had a HIPAA Breach?  Here's how you report it. If you are a covered entity and have experienced the loss or[…]

10 Steps to help prevent Breaches of PHI

You may have heard of healthcare organizations struggling to comply with HIPAA. The Health Insurance Portability[…]

Do Dentists need to comply with HIPAA?

In April 2018, a dental office in New Jersey, Michael Gruber, DMD, PA reported that their computers were hacked and[…]

Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part III – Administrative Safeguards

In the final post of this blog series, we will cover the Administrative Safeguards required for covered entities as set[…]

Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part II - Technical Safeguards

Welcome to Part II of this series regarding the HIPAA Security rule. As a reminder, the HIPAA Security Rule is broken[…]

Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part I - HIPAA Physical Safeguards

While HIPAA covers a broad scope of healthcare related items, its Security Rule specifically sets forth standards[…]

They all ask for a risk assessment: have you completed yours this year?

Yes, they all ask for a risk assessment.   If you, as a healthcare covered entity or a healthcare business associate,[…]

On-site audits to follow OCR Phase 2 HIPAA desk audits

During the OCR/ NIST Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security conference in September[…]