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Category Archive: HIPAA Violation

Feb 27 2020

Cybersecurity – why its important

Cybersecurity threats and breaches cost businesses an estimated $3.5 billion last year. This is important to know because health organizations and hospitals are at an even higher risk. Email is one of the easiest ways hackers can gain entry …

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Feb 10 2020

HIPAA compliance and coronavirus

HIPAA compliance and patient records go hand in hand. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a press release about the importance of patient confidentiality. This is due to the fact that 2019-nCoV has broken out in …

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Jan 22 2020

Healthcare breaches in 2019

Healthcare breaches were a problem in 2019. December 2019 saw the highest amount of increases. Hence, it rose 8.57% from November 2019, according to HIPAA Journal. However, December saw a decrease in exposed healthcare records by about 35%.
2019 …

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Dec 04 2019

Cyberattacks on the rise

Cyberattacks are on the rise in the healthcare industry. Because of these cyberattacks, it is important to know about because they are HIPAA violations. Keeping protected health information private is one of the most important duties of any healthcare …

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Apr 01 2019

HIPAA Enforcement for 2019

With this last business year coming to an end, so does the calculations of HIPAA violations and fines. Around $28,683,400 fines concluded the past business year. This beats last year by 22. HIPAA enforcement for this coming year will …

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