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Email: The Biggest Culprit of HIPAA Noncompliance

Email: The Biggest Culprit of HIPAA Noncompliance

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
In our last blog, I made a passing mention of how email is a potential source of compromised ePHI (electronic protected health information).

Key Facts About HIPAA Compliance – What You Need to Know

Key Facts About HIPAA Compliance – What You Need to Know

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Colington Consulting is launching a new blog series to explain the recent HIPAA settlements, best practices about HIPAA compliance, and the various requirements an organization must have in place under the HIPAA Security & Privacy Rules.

Is it Time for Your Organization to Hit the HIPAA Breach Panic Button?

by ih-coc admin
Let’s face it, breaches will happen, especially those related to information systems. When it comes to breaches, most network security experts say it is “when” and not “if.”

“It all starts with trust” – Patient Privacy at Substance Abuse and Mental Health Facilities

by ih-coc admin
A Q&A session about the importance of patient privacy, in the context of substance abuse and mental health.

What Comes Up, Must Go Down: Regulatory Trends and HIPAA

by ih-coc admin
Enforcement of HIPAA mandates by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are more aggressive than ever before, “totaling $28.7 million from enforcement actions” in 2018, an increase of 22% from the last record total of $23.5 million in 2016.