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HIPAA is a federal law that among other things has provisions to protect patient health information or PHI.

HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Mobile Device Encryption

2020-07-31T16:34:19+00:00

Lifespan Pays $1,040,000 to OCR to Settle Unencrypted Stolen Laptop Breach Lifespan Health System Affiliated Covered Entity (Lifespan ACE), a non-profit health system based in Rhode Island, has agreed to pay $1,040,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and to implement a corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules related to the theft of an unencrypted laptop.  Lifespan ACE includes many healthcare provider affiliates in Rhode Island, and has designated itself as a HIPAA affiliated covered [...]

HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Mobile Device Encryption 2020-07-31T16:34:19+00:00

HIPAA training for healthcare providers, protecting the privacy and security of PHI

2019-03-25T21:32:46+00:00

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It is a law passed by the United States Congress in 1996 which concerns mainly regarding health and health insurance. It was enacted as an attempt to increase health care reform. As an organization, it is important for the healthcare industry, to have HIPAA training. Someone who has access to protected health information needs to comply with the same. The course of HIPAA training certification is developed for the front line supervisors, students, workers, volunteers, and trainees who work with the protected health information that includes health providers, healthcare clearinghouses, [...]

HIPAA training for healthcare providers, protecting the privacy and security of PHI 2019-03-25T21:32:46+00:00

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