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Colington Consulting Adds New Option for HIPAA Training

by ih-coc admin
Colington Consulting provides comprehensive HIPAA training courses that instruct members of your organization on security and privacy requirements for protecting patient health information along with best safeguard practices

The Status of HIPAA Compliance – Updated Survey Tells the Story

by ih-coc admin
NueMD has just released the results of their follow-up survey to the original survey conducted in 2014, which looked at the status of HIPAA compliance.

HIPAA and Social Media: What are the Rules?

by ih-coc admin
The use of social media in today’s society continues to grow as more Americans interact through one or more social media platforms. Whether writing a blog article, posting on Facebook or tweeting on Twitter, many users see social media as a primary means to communicate. According the Pew Research Center, as many as 46% of users “discussed a news issue or event” on a social media platform.

Protected Health Information - Striking Fear When It Comes to Being Compromised

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Fearing if your organization is going to be compromised is a reality that needs to be faced. Most experts agree it is not if, but when. Having addressed these issues before a breach occurs and having a game plan in place can go a long way in making sure any impact can be minimized as much as possible.

Cybersecurity and HIPAA Compliance – Is Your Practice Prepared for a Hack Attack?

by Bevon Findley (SU)
With the recent cyber-attack of a major health system in the greater Washington, DC area, MedStar Health, it shows significant vulnerabilities still exist in managing and securing protected health information. MedStar is not alone as at least five other hospitals in California and Tennessee have been hacked in the last month not to mention many smaller organizations.