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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Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

Since the start of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, there have been more than 167,000 complaints and potential violations. As a medical professional, it’s your responsibility to ensure that the medical information and data of your patients aren’t compromised. However, with cyberattacks on the rise all across the globe, protecting your patients’ personal information is more …

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What is a HIPAA Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

Are you in the medical field? Then you know just how important HIPAA is. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act passed in 1996 in an effort to provide data privacy and security standards. Protecting medical information has become even more important today. Technological advances and harmful data breaches have put patient privacy at risk. …

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How to Avoid HIPAA Violations on Social Media

HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was passed in 1996 to streamline the U.S. healthcare system. It also protects patient privacy and manages how electronic data is handled. The revisions passed in 2013 known as the Omnibus Rule updated the legislation and also added significant penalties to organizations who fail to adhere …

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HIPAA Compliant Health Marketing

It is a legal obligation for every medical service provider to safeguard a client’s right to privacy and protect their personal and medical information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) is the law that ensures medical professionals meet this requirement. It is a requirement in the United States that all medical organizations are …

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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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