HIPAA and Healthcare Compliance: How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare System

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Since COVID-19 began spreading throughout the world, it has been wreaking havoc on several different sectors. There have even been changes in the healthcare industry. Many people are questioning whether the movement to telehealth methods of seeing patients …

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Training During COVID-19

We all know that the HIPAA privacy rule is strict. Your teams need HIPAA training to make sure they know the law to avoid violations and the huge fines that come with them.  The coronavirus pandemic likely put a spanner in your training plans. Not only are healthcare teams exceptionally …

The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Checklist

The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Checklist In 2018, Anthem suffered a series of cyberattacks that led to the most significant health data breach in U.S. history. The breach exposed the protected health information of nearly 79 million people. As a result, Anthem agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services …

What is a HIPAA covered entity?

To be HIPAA compliant, there are certain rules and regulations. HIPAA covered entities are those who must comply, and they can be a person, institution or organization. Currently, there are three categories of covered entities: Health plans These entities include health insurance companies; HMOs, or Health Maintenance Organizations; employer-sponsored health …

End-User Training is Essential to Keep Your Healthcare Data Safe

We’ve all heard the saying, “You are only as strong as your weakest link.” In the ever-growing digital world of healthcare, this is a crucial message. Hackers will look to exploit your most vulnerable areas to gain access to electronic protected healthcare information (ePHI). And they do so with dollar …

HIPAA for HCIRs (Sales Professional) Only $19.95

By Erin Azuse, RN BSN  PURPOSE OF COURSE This course is designed to provide Health Care Industry Representatives with a solid understanding of HIPAA legislation. Though Health Care Industry Representatives will have varying levels of access to Protected Health Information, it is extremely important that they understand how to provide …