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Know Your HIPAA Violations

As HIPAA itself evolves, it can be hard for practices to know when they're in violation of the law. Luckily, Physicians Practice tracked down privacy experts who shared some common data security weaknesses.

Also: Here are eight things your practice should to do to stay HIPAA compliant.

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A Deputy Attorney General shares experiences and offers advice for physicians who face a Medial Licensing Board.

This physician has a clever way to ensure nobody can gain access to the files on his computer.

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When is a physician obliged to transfer a patient's complete medical record to a new doctor? HIPAA has the answer for you.

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A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner.

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Selecting effective passwords and screensavers on computers helps, in addition to ongoing education about cybersecurity.

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If your IT person leaves your practice, you need to be prepared to take over his duties and ensure things continue to run smoothly.

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A recent executive order to ensure federal computer systems are safe from attack has implications for medical practices as well.

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