Limiting PHI Exposure with HIPAA Access Management and Controls

Healthcare organizations regularly handle patient information and must take precautions to safeguard sensitive data. Implementing HIPAA access controls and having an access management system reduces the likelihood of unauthorized access to protected health information (PHI). Access management is also one of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ten recommended cybersecurity best practices. What is HIPAA Access Management?  HIPAA access management [...]

2022-10-21T12:56:47-04:00October 19th, 2022|

The Costs and Consequences of EHR Snooping

It’s a HIPAA violation that occurs every day but seldom makes the headlines. It has the potential to destroy an organization’s reputation, but it comes from within. Medical record snooping by employees may seem like a victimless offense, but the costs and consequences of EHR snooping are real. What the Law Says About EHR Snooping HIPAA regulations are unambiguous when it comes [...]

2022-07-15T13:25:18-04:00July 13th, 2022|