May 7, 2020 2:16:53 PM

COVID-19 Impacts on HIPAA: Maintaining Security and Privacy for Your Organization

COVID-19 has changed the HIPAA landscape in the short term, and  some of these changes will undoubtedly echo long after the pandemic has ended. We’ve summarized the latest changes and how you can maintain the security goals for your organization and stay in compliance.

Topics: HIPAA, COVID 19

Mar 28, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How HIPAA Compliance Efforts May Impact Your Overall Security Posture

HIPAA security and privacy rule requires many resources for an organization to be compliant. Resources can be time consuming and often create operational issues and financial burden for covered entities. Organizations often believe that there is one solution out there that will make achieve compliance or, more importantly, secure the organization. This leads organizations to consider two big questions: Where do I focus my resources to meet the HIPAA security and privacy rule? -and- Is being HIPAA security and privacy rule compliant good enough to lower the risk of a breach?

Topics: HIPAA

Jan 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM

2018 in Review: HIPAA Violations

In 2018 there were various fines paid by healthcare organizations for failure to comply with the HIPAA security and privacy standards. Reviewing the trends of fines in 2018 can be beneficial to healthcare organizations, providing an opportunity to learn and proactively correct outstanding violations within your organization. The various trends of fines included lack of compliance in the following areas:

Topics: HIPAA