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Why you need to comply with the HIPAA rules – Data breach costs $1.5 million to Athens Orthopedic

The Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services has slapped a penalty of $1.5 million on the clinic. The penalty is a result of an OCR investigation that found longstanding and...

Why is the goal of your security awareness training so important?

Why are you conducting security awareness training? Are you doing it to fulfill the compliance obligations? Or, are you expecting that the training would educate employees, and help protect your organization...

What you need to know about HIPAA Right of Access

This week the Office of Civil Rights settled five cases of HIPAA Right of access violations. All the five providers have agreed to pay penalties and implement a corrective action plan under OCR supervision. ...

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