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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
Totally Avoidable Causes of Data Breaches
The top reasons healthcare data is breached are totally avoidable through low-hanging methods of security.
Make Sure Your HR Policies Discourage HIPAA Violations
We often think of IT departments when we think of meeting HIPAA regulations, but the heart of compliance is in human resources.
Train Your Patients on Safe Use of Portals
Even if you're totally HIPAA compliant and know that your portal is secure, your patients may not be so sure.
Don't Let HIPAA Audits, Ransomware Sink Your Practice
A perfect storm of HIPAA audits and an increasing threat from hackers could spell disaster for your practice. Avoid this fate.
Practice Rounds: No Healthcare Privacy for Young Adults
Despite HIPAA protections, young adults still on parents' health policies have little privacy. In some states, that is beginning to change.
Recent Data Breaches Emphasize HIPAA Compliance
Different types of data breaches at two hospitals in Michigan and New Mexico underscore HIPAA liability concerns.
Catch HIPAA Violations before Privacy is Compromised
Some HIPAA violations can be caught and fixed before the damage is done. Here are a few ways to do so.
Compliance Plans and Your Medical Practice
Marcia Brauchler of Physicians' Ally offers tips on creating compliance plans to protect your medical practice.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
HIPAA's Effect on Medical Practice Work Flow
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the daily work flow at medical practices nationwide.
How HIPAA Is Affecting Medical Practice Health IT
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the use of health IT at medical practices.
9 Safeguards to Avert Ransomware at Your Practice
Small practices can take steps to avoid being hit with ransomware. The key focus should be on implementing technical safeguards and working with staff.
The ABCs of Patient Data Security
Training your medical staff to securely handle and protect sensitive patient data isn't as hard as you think.
7 Priciest HIPAA Incidents of 2015
Several six-figure HIPAA settlements were levied against healthcare organizations this year. Here are the top HIPAA incidents of 2015.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
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