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What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached

Data security is critical to the healthcare industry. Employees and providers must protect sensitive patient information and comply with regulations mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Unfortunately, despite continuous efforts to make healthcare institutions and their employees more aware of HIPAA data breach best practices, security breach incidents still occur at […]

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What Measures Are Necessary for Faxes to Meet HIPAA Regulations?

Privacy laws like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) play a critical role in the healthcare industry, governing how organizations handle sensitive information. If you transmit patient health information via fax, this standard applies to you. This guide will discuss how privacy laws affect faxing and how to ensure HIPAA compliance with faxes.   […]

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How to Keep Your Email Secure

If you’re like most businesses, your organization relies heavily on emails to exchange information with colleagues, patients and other healthcare organizations. And with the proliferation of devices, email isn’t just accessed on computers anymore, but also on smartphones, tablets and even watches.   Is My Email Secure? While all of this can be highly convenient, […]

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What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached

What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached Data security is critical to the healthcare industry, as providers must be sure to protect sensitive patient information and comply with regulations mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Unfortunately, despite continuous efforts to make healthcare institutions and their employees more aware of HIPAA data […]

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