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Don’t be a HIPAA Lawbreaker

 HIPAA Compliance is the LAW By Mike Semel       Facts: HIPAA is a pain. HIPAA is expensive. HIPAA is the LAW. HIPAA required that Business Associates comply by […]

Latest HIPAA Data Breach Penalty Contains Important Messages

The latest HIPAA data breach penalty reported by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) includes some simple but important messages for all […]

HIPAA Compliant E-mail: Myths and Facts

These Myths and Facts can help you make the right e-mail decisions. I have included links to give you more details and so you can see the official information yourself. […]

HIPAA Security Rule – Wrong Way, Go Back!

After you are done with your HIPAA Risk Analysis, you need to determine how you are going to manage your risks. This will guide you through the HIPAA Security Management […]

Meeting the HIPAA requirements for Training and Business Associates (WEBINAR)

5 Things You Need to Know to Comply With the New HIPAA Omnibus Rules (WEBINAR)

Why the HIPAA Police Woke Up (video)

Need a cure for ‘HIPAA Surprise’ ?

The HIPAA Privacy Rule included the requirement for Business Associate management … back in 2003. The HIPAA Security Rule required a Risk Analysis… starting in 2005.  So why are health […]

Strengthening Your HIPAA Business Associate Chain

(From my EMRapproved HIT Security weekly blog)   HIPAA Business Associates – You aren’t alone in protecting patient data Many HIPAA covered entities don’t know (or don’t care) about managing […]

HIPAA doesn’t require data encryption, but you should

(From my EMRapproved HIT Security weekly blog)   Save millions if laptops have data encryption Every time there is a HIPAA data breach penalty for a lost laptop or hard […]