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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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Cybercrime is a threat to even the smallest of practices, here are six ways to prevent criminals from accessing your patients' data.

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When it comes to HIPAA, is it always better to be safe than sorry? Security experts say there is a thing as being too cautious.

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Using technology that safeguards PHI is a must in when providing care, but the same technology can lead to major HIPAA violations.

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HIPAA laws can be broken in one social post, don't let your practice fall victim to simple social media indiscretions.

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Security experts and research confirms staff members are your practice's biggest weakness against HIPAA compliance. It doesn't have to be that way though.

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A practice is discovering that the universal truth around HIPAA compliance is there is no universal truth. Every scenario is different.

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Physicians need to know the signs of human trafficking so they can successfully diagnose, treat, and report an incident.

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