HIPAA presents an amazing amount of challenges and problems for any entity falling under its umbrella. Now that more states are expanding the definition of a covered entity and/or business associate, it’s time to get serious about locking down your HIPAA data and looking for new ways to increase the security of your environment. Fortunately, technology gives us a helping hand with many of these hurdles and simple, often inexpensive solutions can dramatically improve your compliance efforts and help you avoid HIPAA violations. To that end, here are 10 technology tips that small medical practices—and larger ones too—should be implementing.

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