What is the most sensitive decision you’ve ever had to make? It might linger at the back of your mind, like an untold secret. It might color your choices, lurk in your thoughts, and stay […]
The digitized world of today has brought with it many benefits.
For example, you’re connected to everyone you know and love 24/7. You have instant access to unlimited information. You can even make a nice […]
The year 2021 has been a rough one for the health care industry—especially during the month of May. Hospitals, insurance companies and other medical professionals have all had their data compromised.
The most recent series […]
2020 was a bad year for healthcare data privacy. In fact, 2020 saw more data breaches than any other year since the OCR began publishing online breach reports. Not only that, but December was the […]
When it was first implemented in 1996, one of HIPAA’s core goals was to improve Americans’ awareness of and control over their protected health information (PHI). Over time, the OCR has added to and […]
HIPAA violations can serve as a cautionary tale.
Public disclosure of a HIPAA violation is unnerving. It can harm the standing of your organization. What’s more—it can prove costly.
Still, a financial penalty can serve as […]