Category: Compliance

“The latest news and topics about IT Compliances are discussed in this category section. The articles discuss the latest development of the laws, regulations, and guidelines that are related to data privacy and security.

Compliance is not a new concept in the digital world; it has been around for a while now. However, it is getting more important as the digital world evolves.”

What is a HIPAA violation? (7 common examples for companies)

Health insurers and other businesses that work within the healthcare industry regularly come into contact with sensitive data pertaining to people’s health—protected health information (PHI).  Unprotected patient data can be stolen and used to exploit your healthcare institution and its patients. This can result in a blow to your organization’s reputation, distress for the victims, and fines. The Health Care

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How to be HIPAA compliant: 7 vital steps

Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) can seem daunting, especially if your business is just starting in the healthcare industry. Patient data and privacy regulations are necessary for a cybersecurity framework that satisfies national standards. Despite the complexity, HIPAA compliance is not difficult to achieve. Seven steps can help you on your HIPAA journey. But first,

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What does HIPAA compliance mean for your business?

Standard cybersecurity practices are not enough to ensure the safety of healthcare data for businesses in the medical field and their partners. If your company is in this position, you must become HIPAA compliant. Your business risks severe penalties and a damaged reputation for violating any HIPAA regulations—whether you are aware of them or not.  As a business owner, you

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Don’t Be Caught Out By HIPAA Complacency In IT Systems

Businesses in the US need to ensure that they are fully following a series of requirements designed to secure the privacy of clients. These rules, known as HIPAA are designed to protect people specifically involved in healthcare, and you could find yourself in serious trouble if you don’t follow those rules. While it is easy to place your focus upon

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Learn How to Achieve HiPPA Complacency to Protect Your Company

Learn How to Achieve HIPAA Compliance to Protect Your Company

HIPAA Compliance and Beyond: Protecting Your Company from Audits Audits. Typically, they’re the last thing your business needs. You work hard, you put everything you can into your business, yet an audit could cause massive headaches. Thousands of dollars (at best). So much lost time. To say nothing of the stress. When it comes to audits, you want to avoid

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Learn How to Achieve HiPPA Complacency to Protect Your Company

Learn How to Achieve HIPAA Compliance and Protect Your Company

HIPAA Compliance and Beyond: Protecting Your Company from Audits Audits. Typically, they’re the last thing your business needs. You work hard, you put everything you can into your business, yet an audit could cause massive headaches. Thousands of dollars (at best). So much lost time. To say nothing of the stress. When it comes to audits, you want to avoid

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Following HIPAA Compliance in the Handling of Medical Information

Following HIPAA Compliance in the Handling of Medical Information

The handling of personally identifiable medical information is a very delicate subject matter. After all, one wrong step and this information could end up in the hands of people who mean ill. In order to protect patients from the misuse of their personal information, particularly in the digital age, the United States Congress enacted HIPAA back in 1996. This introduced

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The Use of Technology and HIPAA Compliance

Why Modern Technology May Not be HIPAA Compliant With more medical professionals using personal mobile devices to communicate and collaborate on patient concerns, it is important that healthcare organizations address the use of technology and HIPAA compliance. READ MORE Many forms of frequently-used communication are not HIPAA compliant. Unsecure channels of communication generally include SMS, Skype and email because copies

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