Phishing emails were the culprit behind a giant data breach at Children’s Mercy Hospital that led to the theft of 63,049 patients’ confidential information. Although the federal government has not yet sought action in relation to the breach, […]
HIPAA legislation requires that when more than 500 individuals are affected by a breach of protected health information (PHI), covered entities are required to notify the individuals, the media, and the U.S. Department of […]
Are You Ready for Phase 2 Audits?
With Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program officially underway, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is demonstrating its continued efforts to ensure that protected health information […]
2015 starts enforcement of the requirements of HIPAA and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH ACT) by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights […]
According to a recent study, it is probably not.
The study conducted by NueMD, the Daniel Brown Law Group, and Porter Research suggests that the majority of physician practices may not be well prepared for […]