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HIPAA TIP TUESDAY

HIPAA TIP: Physical Safeguards

June 6, 2023

According to the HIPAA Security Rule, physical safeguards are defined as “the physical measures, policies, and procedures to protect a Covered Entity’s electronic information systems and related buildings and equipment…

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HIPAA TIP: Protecting Critical Infrastructure: New Guide for Healthcare Cybersecurity

May 30, 2023

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Sector Coordinating Council Cybersecurity Working Group released a new guide recently to help the public and private sectors in…

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HIPAA TIP: Clean Desk Policy

May 23, 2023

We are all familiar with Business Associate Agreements and the importance of having this contract in place, explaining exactly what your Business Associate can and cannot do with the organization’s…

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HIPAA TIP: Top HIPAA Compliance Risks

May 16, 2023

When it comes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, the healthcare industry needs to ensure that the Protected Health Information in any form that is maintained, transmitted, and received…

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HIPAA TIP: 405(d) Training Tools – Aligning Health Care Industry Security Approaches

May 9, 2023

The 405(d) Program is focused on providing the healthcare and public health (HPH) sector with impactful resources, products, and tools to raise awareness and strengthen the industry’s cybersecurity posture against…

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HIPAA TIP: Email Policy and Ethics

May 2, 2023

If your organization does not have an email policy in place now is the time to execute one. The importance of an email policy is to communicate to the workforce…

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HIPAA TIP: Ransomware

April 25, 2023

Ransomware is a form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering files and the systems that rely on them unusable. The attacker then demands a ransom from…

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HIPAA TIP: Risks, Threats and Vulnerabilities

April 18, 2023

Risks are defined as situations involving exposure to danger. Risk involves uncertainty about the effects/implications of an activity focusing on negative, undesirable consequences. A Threat is an intention to inflict…

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HIPAA TIP: HIPAA Security Standards

April 11, 2023

The HIPAA Security Rule established national standards to protect individuals’ electronic Protected Health information (ePHI). The General rule is to ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability (CIA) of all ePHI…

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