Category Archives: Compliance
While the world has dealt with the far reaching effects of COVID-19, the healthcare industry has had to deal with many unique challenges. The procedure to protect both patients and staff from possible exposure to virus’s is a tricky process, … Read the rest
FERPA stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. It was designed to protect both the privacy and security of certain kinds of educational records. It gives students, former students, auditing students, and others, certain privacy rights with respect … Read the rest
If you violate HIPAA, you will be fined. The penalty fee is determined by how serious the violation is. However, most cases are solved with a technical guidance from the OCR or agreeing to change your policy and procedures to … Read the rest
This quick HIPAA fact sheet will point you in the right direction! Did you know HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was created in 1996? HIPAA is designed to maintain strict privacy over an individual’s health records.
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In this article I will outline the 18 identifiers of Protected Health Information also known as PHI. Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known simply as HIPAA, PHI is any information (identifiers) about health care, health status, or … Read the rest
HIPAA defines business associates as a person or entity that provides services to a covered entity that involves the disclosure of PHI.
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted in 1996 primarily to simplify … Read the rest
I know the reason your here is to find out if a stand alone Comcast Business Modem can be used in a Medical Practice and pass the HIPAA compliance security check for protecting a healthcare network. Well, first there are … Read the rest
Did you know, within the HIPAA security requirements there are guidelines for deploying and creating a passwords management policy, this would include: creating, changing and protecting passwords? These guidelines were established under the HIPAA Security Rule and within the HIPAA … Read the rest
So the question your asking Is OpenDNS Umbrella HIPAA Compliant? Surely OpenDNS Umbrella and its software client is questionable, right? Is this a breach of HIPAA Compliance?
Lets go back to the basics, OpenDNS is a … Read the rest