The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention and Exhibit is taking place this year in Los Angeles. This annual five-day..
Storing Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in the cloud can be a very useful thing for covered entities and business associates. As we know, HIPAA..
In the wake of two damaging hurricanes, the topic of emergency preparedness is at the top of mind for many Covered Entities and Business Associates...
One of the most common questions I hear is, “Can I send patient information to…” with a plethora of situations and organizations completing that..
As a Covered Entity or a Business Associate, you know you need Business Associate Agreements with entities that perform a service or a function for you..
Most people in the industry believe HIPAA requires notification of a breach to the federal government and affected individuals within 60 days of discovery..
Most people with even a casual understanding of HIPAA realize there is a great deal of gray area involved in the implementation of the Rule. This is..
There's More to Know: When You Think, You Know Everything About HIPAA and Data Breach Risks
Last week Anthem began informing 18,000 customers of a breach. It stemmed from a vendor’s employee who emailed Anthem members’ data to a personal email..