A Beginner’s Guide to the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) provides a legal framework for protecting private medical information. The law protects not only personally identifiable information but virtually all data collected by organizations working in or adjacent to the field of medicine. It provides both standards for protecting the data and how to share the …

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5 Best Practices to Incorporate in Your HIPAA Security Policy

Maintaining compliance with The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is essential for any medical organization. HIPAA violations can cost your organization up to $50,000 per violation. Having an effective, well designed HIPAA security policy can be the difference between success and failure in HIPAA compliance. Check out the five most important practices to …

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Guide: What is HIPAA Compliance?

Are you familiar with HIPAA compliance? Is your organization doing all that it is required to protect patient records? The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has become very important in recent years. This is because so many healthcare organizations are making use of technology to operate more efficiently. With the addition of new …

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What is Penetration Testing?

You might’ve heard of the term penetration testing if you work in computers, software, or web design fields. But what is penetration testing? And why should you bother with it? Cyber threats, unfortunately, are very real in this day and age, with 80% of businesses hacked. And it seems hackers come up with new ways …

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HIPAA Security Reminders

 

HIPAA Security Suite has developed a weekly HIPAA Security Reminder series that’s FREE for all of us who are responsible for, or engaged in, the use and protection of PHI.

Pursuant to Section 164.308(a)(5) of the HIPAA Security Rule, the Standard states: Implement a security awareness and training program for all members of its workforce (including management).

This standard is part of our Best Practices Recommendations for HIPAA Security Suite users, but it’s available for FREE to anyone who wants to comply with HIPAA using the easiest, best tools available.

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