Why Do Hackers Love Healthcare?

Cybercrime.  It has become a regular part of the conversation around healthcare.   We are regularly presented with the stats, and we know that the risk is greater for our businesses when it comes to cybercriminal activity.  WHY is that the case?  While some factors...

No Vacation for HIPAA

This summer many of us are taking long overdue vacations that were put on hold or delayed because of the pandemic.  As healthcare workers, you are certainly due time off – especially after the brunt of COVID-19 was dealt with by your industry. While you’re checking...

HIPAA & 18-Year-Old Patients

  As a parent, you might recall the first time that the doctor asked you to leave the room because your “baby is now a teenager” (ugh, cry, sigh…. joy?) and they have a few questions for them that they would like to conduct one-on-one and in private.  Suddenly...

HIPAA Turns 25

As the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), approaches the 25th anniversary of its enactment, we thought we’d look into the history of this game-changer in the healthcare industry. Signed into law by President Clinton on August 21,...

Common HIPAA Mistakes

As a person who works within the healthcare industry, understanding HIPAA is a necessity, even if it is knowing just the basic rules.  These rules and regulations are complex and ever-changing so that they can keep up with the fluid landscape of healthcare, so...

Common HIPAA Mistakes

As a person who works within the healthcare industry, understanding HIPAA is a necessity, even if it is knowing just the basic rules.  These rules and regulations are complex and ever-changing so that they can keep up with the fluid landscape of healthcare, so unless...