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15 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Tips for the Workplace in 2024
23 Feb
As our world continues to expand its interconnectedness, the significance of diversity, equity, and inclusion has never been more pronounced. Organizations strive to reflect the variety of global…
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Using Antibiotics Wisely to Prevent Infections and Resistance
22 Feb
The increasing threat of antibiotic resistance has created an alarming global health crisis. It is crucial for healthcare professionals and patients to unite in the fight against this growing issue.…
The ABCs of Infection Control
15 Feb
Infection control is an integral part of healthcare, crucial to protecting both the providers and those who receive care. Whether it's the common cold or the novel coronavirus, infections can spread…
Understanding the 5 Main HIPAA Rules
07 Feb
Healthcare organizations that handle protected health information (PHI) are governed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA. The law consists of several rules…
A Complete Guide to Bloodborne Pathogens
02 Feb
Do you work in a hospital, clinic, lab, or another setting where you may come in contact with bodily fluids? If so, you’re at risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne pathogens can…
What Are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations?
01 Feb
In the dynamic world of healthcare brimming with the exchange and storage of personal information, HIPAA emerges as a compass directing us to the safe shores of privacy and security. Violating HIPAA…
Everything You Need to Know About a HIPAA Violation
29 Jan
Between 2005 and 2019, healthcare data breaches affected nearly 250 million people due to HIPAA violations. Such violations are common; even the most competent healthcare facilities may encounter…
Understanding What is and Is Not PHI
29 Jan
As a healthcare provider, you know how unnerving it can be to see the rising number of data breaches targeting protected health information (PHI). It doesn't matter how big or small your practice is—…
Who Enforces HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
26 Jan
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) forms a vital framework within the United States healthcare system. This cornerstone, set in stone back in 1996, has been tirelessly…
The Benefits of Needle Exchange Programs
25 Jan
For a moment, let's pull back the veil on a vital, though somewhat misunderstood, public health initiative, Needle Exchange Programs (NEPs). These programs are our frontline defense against the…