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Implications of HIPAA Non-Compliance

To protect patient health information (PHI) from access by unauthorized entities, The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted. With the advancement in technology, patient data has now become extensively digitized. Hence, it has become important to safeguard the privacy of patient health information. All medical providers have to adhere to the data […]

Manage HIPAA/HITECH Security Compliance with Compliance Management Software

According to FBI, healthcare frauds cost the country an estimated $80 billion a year. This indicates that personal health information of a large section of the people is under great risk of being misused for fraudulent activities. Even though medical practitioners take all the necessary steps to protect the interests of the patients, there are […]

Innovations in Security Systems

Security and the breach of security is the major concern in the recent times. The companies and the organizations are in constant look out for ways to ensure better security and safety to their property and employees. With the evolution of technology it has become very convenient to keep track of different activities taking place […]

Ensuring Security

Installing an efficient office security system is very important today. With the increasing threat of burglary and theft ensuring security at office and organization is a priority. Need for security is basic necessity, whether it is in office or for the individual. The feeling of safety and that everything around you is safe is imperative […]

The Advent of HITECH and Its Implications

HITECH is a re-defined and stricter version of HIPAA, i.e. the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, established in 1996. Since the time of its inception,it is mandatory for every health organization/medical institution to comply with it. Congress introduced this act to secure the health insurance rights of workers. HIPAA and its concerns The major […]