List of HIPAA Requirements (Find out Why is it Required)
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List of HIPAA Requirements (Find out Why is it Required)

HIPAA sets the national standard for the protection of sensitive health information. As a healthcare service provider, HIPAA compliance is crucial to demonstrate that your organization is aligned with the highest infosec standards.  The penalties for HIPAA non-compliance are severe. When we say severe, it is not just monetary penalties, but also legal consequences. Additionally,…

Top 15 Examples of HIPAA Violations
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Top 15 Examples of HIPAA Violations

The following article deep dives into some of the violations under the Health Care Accountability and Portability Act (HIPAA). Discover what they are with examples of typical HIPAA violations.  Also, learn how a breach is detected, and rectified the steps you should implement to protect your organization. After going through this article, you’ll have a…

How to Perform HIPAA Risk Assessment
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How to Perform HIPAA Risk Assessment

The HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) provides direction to healthcare entities to implement safeguards for the privacy and security of patients’ protected health information (ePHI) and ensure HIPAA compliance. However the first crucial step in this direction is to identify critical risks and security loopholes. In the words of Stephane, Nappo, “Even the bravest…

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