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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 […]

HIPAA Retention Requirements: Know What to Do

Recent audits suggest that two-thirds of covered entities fail to comply with one or more aspects of HIPAA law. These failures can be costly.
In the wake of this news, many covered entities are re-examining HIPPA rules and their compliance […]

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, […]

Texting Violation of HIPAA

Imagine you have a thriving medical practice, but your patients want to receive information about their records via text. You learn that you can text your patients, but you need to follow HIPAA rules.
Luckily, […]

Dangers of Poor Communication in Healthcare

Why did you go into healthcare? Did you want to help people? What about communicating with others? Communication in healthcare may seem unimportant, but it can be a big deal.
Poor communication can lead to […]

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 Guide to HIPAA Minimum Necessary Standard and AHIMA Recommended Changes

What is the HIPAA Minimum Necessary Standard? What has gone wrong with its implementation? What challenges do we need to meet due to evolving technological system involved?
These are some of the ideas we need […]