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Ten examples of how inadequate employee training can lead to data breach of ePHI

Ten examples of how inadequate employee training can lead to data breach of ePHI

Ten examples of how inadequate employee training can lead to data breach of ePHI Electronic protected health information (ePHI) data breaches frequently result from inadequate staff training. Clinicians, office workers, and IT specialists all need to receive the appropriate training in order to understand and respond to the different security risks and vulnerabilities that might …

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Sample Checklist of Technical Safeguards for HIPAA Compliance

Sample Checklist of Technical Safeguards for HIPAA Compliance

Sample Checklist of Technical Safeguards for HIPAA Compliance An IT professional can use the following technological security measures to protect electronically protected health information (ePHI): Access control: Use role-based access control (RBAC) to restrict user access to ePHI in accordance with their work duties. Require all users to use secure passwords. Configure your account to …

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The cost of a Data Breach for medical practice.

The cost of a Data Breach for medical practice.

The Cost of a Data Breach for medical practice Data breaches in a medical office can have severe consequences, including reputational damage, financial losses, and regulatory penalties. Click here to know in detail the best practices for preventing Data breaches in a small medical office. Reputational damage: Loss of trust: Patients may lose trust in …

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Ten examples of inadequate access controls to protect ePHI

Ten examples of inadequate access controls to protect ePHI

Ten Examples of Inadequate Access Controls to Protect ePHI Access controls that are insufficient can endanger protected health information (PHI) and cause organizations to break the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. Inadequate access controls can also lead to inadequate incident response plans which can cause HIPAA violations. Ten instances of poor …

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Who should perform a SRA and how often?

Who should perform a SRA and how often?

Who should perform a SRA and how often? Small medical practices and all other covered businesses must perform Security Risk Assessments (SRAs) regularly in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)’s Security Rule. SRAs should be carried out at least yearly or whenever there are major changes to the organization’s systems, procedures, …

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Examples of Risks and Vulnerabilities for HIPAA Compliance

Examples of Risks and Vulnerabilities for HIPAA Compliance

Examples of Risks and Vulnerabilities for HIPAA Compliance A HIPAA Compliance Security Risk Assessment (SRA) is designed to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in an organization’s handling of protected health An organization’s handling of protected health information (PHI) might be subject┬áto potential risks and vulnerabilities. That is the intent of a HIPAA Compliance Security Risk …

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HIPAA Compliance Services by DP Tech Group

HIPAA Compliance Services by DP Tech Group

HIPAA Compliance Services by DP Tech Group DP Tech Group is your trusted Managed Services Provider (MSP) helping healthcare organizations with HIPAA Compliance. DP Tech Group provides the main services in health care centers to properly maintain the security rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The main aim of DP Tech …

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Safeguards in HIPAA Compliance

Safeguards in HIPAA Compliance

Safeguards in HIPAA Compliance The only objective of the HIPAA regulations and guidelines is – to ensure that electronic protected health information (ePHI) is secure, reliable, and accessible. HIPAA imposes rigid privacy and security requirements not only on HIPAA-compliant businesses but also on their business partners. These regulations prevent unaccredited use, public disclosure, changes, or …

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All about Security Risk Assessment (SRA)

All about Security Risk Assessment (SRA)

All about Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Healthcare organizations use a Security Risk Assessment (SRA) process to recognize and assess potential risks and vulnerabilities related to the handling, processing, and sharing of digitally protected health information (ePHI). The Security Regulation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which outlines government guidelines for the security …

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