How to Safeguard Your Data According to HIPAA Cloud Compliance
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How to Safeguard Your Data According to HIPAA Cloud Compliance

Your cloud service provider is HIPAA compliant. But that doesn’t mean you are too!  As a Covered Entity or a Business Associate who uses a HIPAA-compliant cloud to create, receive, maintain, and send protected health information (PHI), your compliance efforts don’t and mustn’t end there. While using a compliant cloud service provider is a must,…

HIPAA Automation: How to get started
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HIPAA Automation: How to get started

Cybersecurity is a complex yet crucial system that requires clearly defined rules, limitations, regulations, and methodologies. Some people view compliance requirements as an obligation. But compliance, according to the majority of industry experts, is the key to being competitive, avoiding destabilizing attacks, traversing cyberspace, and giving your clients the cybersecurity they deserve. One such compliance…

Healthcare Cyber Security [How to Implement + Best Practices Checklist]
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Healthcare Cyber Security [How to Implement + Best Practices Checklist]

In October 2021, a Japanese hospital was forced to shut down operations for months. Malicious actors encrypted medical data of 85,000 patients and threatened to leak it unless ransom was paid. This is not an isolated incident – businesses depend on the cloud to accelerate workflow but don’t secure it unless an incident occurs. Cybercriminals…

What are the Penalties for HIPAA Non-Compliance (Updated)
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What are the Penalties for HIPAA Non-Compliance (Updated)

HIPAA compliance penalties can range from monetary penalties to civil lawsuits to criminal charges. The monetary penalties range from $127 to $250,000 depending on the nature of the HIPAA violation. The HIPAA law enforces penalties on organizations processing PHI when instances of non-compliance are discovered. In this article, we talk about the types of penalties…

A Comprehensive Guide to HIPAA Compliance (Free Checklist)
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A Comprehensive Guide to HIPAA Compliance (Free Checklist)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996 is a set of regulatory standards that aims at safeguarding sensitive patient data from healthcare providers. HIPAA compliance is regulated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the provisions of the Act are enforced by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). …

HIPAA Compliant Database
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HIPAA Compliant Database

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law launched in the United States of America in 1996 to protect the PHI & ePHI of its citizens and residents from being misused and abused and prevent healthcare fraud. Becoming HIPAA compliant takes work, especially if you go the DIY route. Storing and…

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