Risk Assessment

Class action lawsuits can result from a protected health information data breach

July 23, 2020

Two recent cases, one settled and one just filed, are illustrative of the effects of class actions, which are filed in relation to an underlying data breach involving PHI.

Prepare for patients who refuse to wear a mask in your practice

July 21, 2020

Recommendations for every practice to consider.

Appreciating the various types of dispensing cabinets and associated vulnerabilities

June 11, 2020

Consider vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely and the level of skil required to execute exploitation.

Conducting a risk analysis? Don’t overlook automated dispensing cabinets

June 04, 2020

It’s imperative to ensure ADCs maintain the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of protected health information.

Annual wellness visit vs health risk assessment: Understanding the differences

January 22, 2020

Despite crossover in forms, both represent different things.

Why physicians should be wary of the Travel Act

October 08, 2019

Prosecutors have gotten aggressive in their use of the Travel Act to pursue physicians and other providers for fraud, including those paid by private insurers.

How physicians can use LLCs as a form of asset protection

July 09, 2019

Limited liability companies are a tool that physicians can use to minimize their risk, but only if used appropriately.

The cost of not conducting a risk analysis

June 20, 2019

A recent HIPAA fine and HHS’s healthcare app guidance underscore the importance of conducting risk analyses to protect personal health information.

Medical practice asset protection: Active shooter insurance

May 14, 2019

What you need to know about active shooter insurance for your medical practice

Asset protection: What is your target value?

April 23, 2019

Consider the following types of assets when determining your own defensive needs and exactly what you have to lose if you don’t act.