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Getting Your HIPAA House in Order: Time is Running Out

by Bevon Findley (SU)
During 2012, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) opened 235 compliance reviews addressing allegations of violations of the HIPAA Security Rule. It should be noted that these reviews were not initiated from complaints received by OCR, but from other sources.

Substantial HIPAA Data Breaches: Only a Matter of Time

by Bevon Findley (SU)
With all the news about data breaches and the potential for personally identifiable information (PII) to make its way into the wrong hands of criminals or hackers, is it only a matter of time before there is a substantial breach of patient records?