Healthcare Vendor Management: 4 Steps to Prevent Vendor Data Breaches

To satisfy the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) healthcare vendor management must be implemented. Healthcare data breaches are on the rise, and many of the incidents of late were the result of poor vendor management. With the increase in vendor breaches and widespread confusion surrounding vendor management, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released new guidance to clarify healthcare organizations’ obligation to ensure [...]