Common Online Tracking Technology that Could Lead to a HIPAA Violation

I probably sound like a broken record by now, however, this is a VERY important topic! Many of our clients have already “cleaned” their websites. I wanted to send out another reminder with a list of common trackers. Many states are implementing their own set of privacy rules and using online tracking is dangerous in healthcare. Here is a ... Read More »

1st Feb 2024
2024 HIPAA and Other Compliance updates

This is a much longer Security Notification than we usually write since compliance is very complex. This topic includes much more than just HIPAA. In November the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) introduced the General Compliance Program Guidance (GCPG) for healthcare providers. Although this compliance is not anything new, they have ... Read More »

2nd Jan 2024
HIPAA retention vs medical record retention requirements

As this year comes to a close and it may be time for some practices to review which medical records can be archived. I have been asked several times over the years what is the “difference” between HIPAA retention rules and medical record retention requirements. Many organizations think these have the same requirements, and they do ... Read More »

1st Dec 2023
Time for Risk Analysis Update!

Nefarious characters see healthcare organizations as high value yet relatively easy targets. These are referred to as target rich, cyber poor.  Given that healthcare organizations have a combination of personally identifiable information, financial information, health records, and countless medical devices, they are essentially a one-stop shop ... Read More »

1st Nov 2023
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