HIPAA Security

What Does HIPAA Protect?

Did you go into health care with the goal of working with people and helping them get healthy? That’s a great reason to, but you also need to understand and follow HIPAA.
What does HIPAA […]

5 Benefits of HIPAA Compliance

If you work in the healthcare industry, the words “HIPAA” and “compliance” are likely a part of your everyday vocabulary. You’ll hear them thrown around in the context of patient paperwork, records, and more.
As […]

What Are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations and How to Avoid Them

Committing HIPAA violations as a medical worker can lead to a career end. Oddly enough, these violations are quite common and can occur without direct knowledge of the event.
HIPAA violations are categorized by tier, […]

Everything You Need to Know About a HIPAA Violation

Between 2005 and 2019, healthcare data breaches affected nearly 250 million people. And when data breaches like this occur, it’s usually because of a HIPAA violation.
HIPAA violations are not uncommon. In fact, even a competent healthcare facility […]

A Complete Guide to HIPAA Social Media Rules

Over 72% of the American population using some form of social media on a daily basis. The popular online platforms have swept the business world as a reliable way to reach, educate, communicate, and draw […]

The HIPAA Privacy Rule Is NOT Suspended During COVID

Every medical professional’s worst nightmare? A HIPAA Privacy Rule violation.
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This law established the legal protection for a patient’s health and medical records.
These regulations are mostly […]

Why is HIPAA Important? A Complete Guide

HIPAA protects the privacy and personal health information of patients, but that’s not all that it does. Without HIPAA, the medical industry would be one big sham.
Some of the other things that HIPAA can […]

5 Challenges & Solutions to Protecting Patient Information in the Age of Telehealth

Doctor conducting consultation online
The rise of remote options is affecting virtually every aspect of modern life. This growing trend of remote options was already on a rapid upward trajectory, but has been further bolstered […]