HIPAA Training Requirements: 5 of the Most Critical Things to Make Sure Your Team Knows

HIPAA training is a must for organizations that fall under the purview of HIPAA. If even one member of your team doesn't have a clear understanding of the rules and regulations outlined in HIPAA,...

Firewalls and HIPAA Security Compliance

Many smaller healthcare practices struggle to understand how HIPAA requirements translate into specifics for their computer and network environment. HIPAA requirement §164.312(c)(1), for example....

HIPAA VS HITRUST

If you own a healthcare practice or just working one, then you are very familiar with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. HIPAA is a set of rules and best...

Project Nightingale

Google has been a hot topic this month in the healthcare industry and for a good reason. Announcing their $2.1 Billion acquisition of Fit Bit and their creation of Google Health and Verily has...

Data Breaches Happen All the Time!

So you have a security policy in place, and everyone has best practices training for avoiding cybercriminals' attempts to gain access to data. You should be fine, right? Well, here are some...

Remote Access Security and How to Ensure Patient Confidentiality at All Times

Hackers and data thieves will use all sorts of methods to try and gain access to your patient's data — whether it's through phishing, malware, ransomware, investment scams, etc.

No Practice is Too Small for IT Help

The healthcare industry is ever-growing and changing. If you work in this industry, then you know how much Information Technology can help your practice be more efficient and provide better care...

5 Most Common HIPAA Violations & How to Avoid Them

When it comes to HIPAA violation fines, the penalty can range from $50,000 to as high as a few million dollars.