HIPAA Advice

Hackers Focusing on Small & Medium-Sized Practices

During the past twelve months the number of cyberattacks registered on healthcare entities has massively spiked with groups being the focus of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors and ransomware collectives. These hacking campaigns often result […]

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How to Comply with HIPAA Password Requirements

HIPAA password requirements state that processes must be implemented for setting up, amending, and securing passwords unless an alternative, equally-effective security measure is adapted. We feel that the best manner to comply with the HIPAA […]

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HIPAA Breaches & Healthcare Students

The value of providing healthcare students with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training cannot be underestimated as it can prevent serious data breaches from occurring while also increasing the employability of the individuals […]

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HR Managers & HIPAA Compliance

Human resource managers who are not directly involved in healthcare or healthcare insurance still need to give due consideration to compliance with the Healthcare Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). A third of all workers and […]

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Employee Consequences of Violating HIPAA

HIPAA requires covered entities to conduct training for employees in order to ensure that they completely understand what their obligations are in relation the the Healthcare Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 1996. Breaching HIPAA […]

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Who Enforces HIPAA?

Trying to come up with a definitive answer to the question ‘Who Enforces HIPAA?’ can bring up two very different answers. On one hand there are the official bodies and agencies that are charged with […]

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HIPAA & Telehealth Types Explained

Telehealth is an area that is very important to pay particular attention to when addressing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance so it is important to be aware of the many different […]

GDPR News

UK & Italy Lead the Way for GDPR Penalties

A recent report published by Finbold, the online financial news and analysis portal, relating to fines sanctioned during 2020 for breaches of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, has indicated that €171.3m in financial […]