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A Complete Guide to Bloodborne Pathogens
02 Feb
Do you work in a hospital, clinic, lab, or another setting where you may come in contact with bodily fluids? If so, you’re at risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens. Bloodborne pathogens can…
What Are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations?
01 Feb
In the dynamic world of healthcare brimming with the exchange and storage of personal information, HIPAA emerges as a compass directing us to the safe shores of privacy and security. Violating HIPAA…
Everything You Need to Know About a HIPAA Violation
29 Jan
Between 2005 and 2019, healthcare data breaches affected nearly 250 million people due to HIPAA violations. Such violations are common; even the most competent healthcare facilities may encounter…
Understanding What is and Is Not PHI
29 Jan
As a healthcare provider, you know how unnerving it can be to see the rising number of data breaches targeting protected health information (PHI). It doesn't matter how big or small your practice is—…
Who Enforces HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules
26 Jan
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) forms a vital framework within the United States healthcare system. This cornerstone, set in stone back in 1996, has been tirelessly…
The Benefits of Needle Exchange Programs
25 Jan
For a moment, let's pull back the veil on a vital, though somewhat misunderstood, public health initiative, Needle Exchange Programs (NEPs). These programs are our frontline defense against the…
Creating an Emergency Management Plan in Healthcare: Tips & Best Practices
11 Jan
From natural disasters to global pandemics, disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. Being prepared and having a plan in place for these situations can help maintain a calm environment and, most…
How will Healthcare Change
05 Jan
The terrain of healthcare has been continuously evolving, influenced substantially by relentless technological progress and escalating patient demands. But what does the future hold for healthcare…
The 7 Most Common HIPPA Violations (And How to Avoid Making Them)
01 Jan
Are you constantly plagued by the fear of HIPAA violations, dreading the thought of unintended slip-ups that could potentially elicit enormous fines, end your career, or harm your organization's…
HIPPA Checklist
15 Dec
When it comes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, healthcare providers and businesses often find the requirements overwhelming, but it certainly doesn’t have…