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Category Archive: HIPAA

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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Jan 11 2020

Manuals – Medical and Dental

American Medical Compliance Manuals

Are you looking to grow your knowledge on OSHA and HIPAA? If so, American Medical Compliance has all of your company’s needs in our OSHA Compliance Manuals. With each manual personalized to your specific state …

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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 17 2019

Complete Compliance for Your Business

What are some things you can do to make sure your medical or dental practice is in complete compliance? One of the first steps to help you become completely compliant is to make a plan. Your compliance plan should …

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Apr 03 2019

How Your Company Can Be Compliant

The main purpose of being or becoming compliant in healthcare is to improve the care of patients. Healthcare compliance that is effective can lessen the chances of fines when it comes to workplace injuries.
The government requires all healthcare …

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Mar 28 2019

OSHA and HIPAA Regulations

OSHA and HIPAA regulations were created for the safety of both patients and the staff. This includes the physical well being and private information of every employee as well as staff members. The compliance rules are set in place …

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Jan 14 2019

Opioid Addicts Civil Rights

Julia Vann
In October of last year, the Trump administration declared the opioid epidemic a national crisis. Just a few days ago, Trump added his signature to an executive order promising to crack down on the drug’s overuse …

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Dec 10 2018

The Importance of Cybersecurity

By Julia Vann
Ransomware attacks healthcare more than any other industry. According to HIPAA Journal, the healthcare industry faces 37% of all ransomware attacks. The second most targeted industry doesn’t even triple that with a whopping 11%.
While overall …

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Dec 04 2018

Healthcare Industries Cybersecurity

By Julia Vann
In spite of the fact healthcare industries are the most targeted by cyberattacks, fewer than a third of them have extensive cybersecurity.
According to HIPAA Journal, the vast majority of healthcare industries have invested in new …

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Nov 27 2018

Medical Record Request Issues

By Julia Vann
Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, medical records can be requested from their doctors by patients. They should receive it within 30 days of request, and for no more expensive than $6.50. They should be able to …

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