After a data breach, everything you have done, everything you have discovered, and everything you have reported must be documented.
Part Two in a series on the fundamental questions about Incident Response tackles when and how a breach must be reported.
Future HIPAA compliance audits could result in more costly enforcement action. But being prepared is about more than a possible audit.
When hardware or equipment becomes obsolete or simply no longer meets the needs of your company, where does it go? If not handled correctly, the data could cause problems down the road.
Health IT Week has become a rallying point for the healthcare industry to face the challenges of advancing services with expanding technology while maintaining the security and level of service patients require.
When your sales team and account managers can speak to your company’s compliance efforts and data security, prospects are reassured that your organization values security as much as they do.
Executives face a constant battle of priorities. You must weight expense and effort against risk and benefit. Understand the business case for proactive IT security and compliance as a top priority.
When your organization runs into a new sort of vendor or contractor, you may wonder if the expectations of a BA applies. To protect your organization and your patients’ data, don’t guess, be sure.
A new round of HIPAA Audits scheduled to begin in late 2014 will remain on hold indefinitely. Find out what this does, and more importantly, what it does NOT mean for Covered Entities and Business Associates.
Requests for HIPAA officials to clarify ambiguous provisions may awaken a sleeping giant of burdensome regulation that could ultimately more limiting than the current flexibility.