What is a Four-Factor Breach Risk Assessment?

What is a Four-Factor Breach Risk Assessment?

You don’t need to be a healthcare professional to know that data breaches have plagued the industry for years. A breach is an impermissible use or disclosure that compromises the privacy or security of protected health information (PHI). According to the HIPAA Breach...
Myth vs. Fact: HIPAA-Compliant Communication

Myth vs. Fact: HIPAA-Compliant Communication

Careless communication can get HIPAA-covered companies into a world of trouble. Nevertheless, many health care professionals fail to secure protected health information (PHI) in their communication. Unsecured messages put your organization at risk. An unauthorized...
Myth vs. Fact: HIPAA Training Requirements

Myth vs. Fact: HIPAA Training Requirements

HIPAA law is a complex world of “dos,” “don’ts,” and grey areas. You know HIPAA training is required by law, but you may feel unsure exactly how and when you’re supposed to train your staff. What makes it worse is that many vendors mislead HIPAA-covered companies in...