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How cybersecurity affects HIPAA compliancy

How cybersecurity affects HIPAA compliancy

by Yenny (SU)
In 2015, the Cancer Care Group, an Indiana-based oncology practice, was fined $750,000 for a breach of patient information contained on employee’s laptop and unencrypted backup media. The incident was a clear violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, specifically the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules.

What is a HIPAA Certification?

What is a HIPAA Certification?

by Yenny (SU)
Chances are, you’ve seen the acronym “HIPAA” many times, and wondered what it stands for. It’s the abbreviation for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which was enacted in 1996 as a step toward healthcare reform.