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It Isn’t Always Obvious

Far too often, and in just about every industry, those of us who are “in it” assumes that certain aspects of what we know are obvious to the general public. For example, in healthcare, we know the basics of HIPAA and what information can and cannot be shared. This thought came to me again while […]

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Vaccination Nation

Whether you choose to get a vaccine for COVID-19, it is your decision.  We aren’t here to provide personal medical guidance or tell you what is right for you.  But with regard to informing you about the healthcare landscape, well, that’s part of our program here at HIPAA Secure Now.  And we would be remiss …

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Rising Danger

Meticulous Research released a market research report “Healthcare Cybersecurity Market”, that indicated a number that anyone in healthcare would want to be aware of. They expect that by 2027 – which sounds far off but is NOT – the cybersecurity market within healthcare will reach $26.1billion with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.8% […]

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Rising Danger

Meticulous Research released a market research report “Healthcare Cybersecurity Market”, that indicated a number that anyone in healthcare would want to be aware of. They expect that by 2027 – which sounds far off but is NOT – the cybersecurity market within healthcare will reach $26.1billion with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.8% …

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Pipeline Problems & Healthcare

The recent attack on the Colonial Pipeline has (hopefully) reawakened any slumbering notion that cybersecurity isn’t everyone’s problem.  Not sure what we mean?  To recap at a high level, a cybercrime group identified as DarkSide hacked Colonial Pipeline’s infrastructure.  As a result, the company acknowledged that they were the “victim of a cybersecurity attack” that …

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Pipeline Problems & Healthcare

The recent attack on the Colonial Pipeline has (hopefully) reawakened any slumbering notion that cybersecurity isn’t everyone’s problem.  Not sure what we mean?  To recap at a high level, a cybercrime group identified as DarkSide hacked Colonial Pipeline’s infrastructure.  As a result, the company acknowledged that they were the “victim of a cybersecurity attack” that […]

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Document Storage

While the world is moving to electronic storage as a standard, there are still physical documents within healthcare that need to be protected and fall under HIPAA regulations.  Let’s take a look at how that should be handled. As paper can pile up, how long do you have to store HIPAA documents?  And what do …

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Document Storage

While the world is moving to electronic storage as a standard, there are still physical documents within healthcare that need to be protected and fall under HIPAA regulations.  Let’s take a look at how that should be handled. As paper can pile up, how long do you have to store HIPAA documents?  And what do […]

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Inadvertent Exposure

You know that your data is valuable.  It might not be in the obvious way, and you might be unaware that it is the collective data that provides hackers with more power over you.  Proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule might lead to an inadvertent way of exposing that patient data.  Yes, the very …

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