New HIPAA guidance addresses ransomware 

The U.S. Department of Human Services has released new guidance for health care organizations that focuses on the growing threat of ransomware, stresses the need for better education and regular backups, and confirms that a ransomware attack against plain-text health information is, in fact, a breach that must be disclosed.9 ways to bend Windows 10[…]

10 common HIPAA violations and preventative measures to keep your practice in compliance

The HIPAA law to protect patient health information is quite well known by personnel in most physician offices. There still remain, however, some questions regarding HIPAA’s rules and regulations. Providers who are not up to date with changes in the law risk potential violation that could not only damage a practice’s reputation but cause criminal[…]

HIPAA Compliance Knowledge Growing Amongst Healthcare Pros

Healthcare organizations are doing more to remain HIPAA compliant compared to two years ago, says NueMD’s 2016 HIPAA Survey Update.The survey looked at HIPAA compliance trends amongst 927 healthcare professionals as a follow-up to a similar 2014 survey.RELATED ARTICLESNIST Group to Fund Healthcare ID, EHR Security Pilot ProjectNew Business Associate Group Talks Healthcare Data SecurityHealthcare[…]