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What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

March, 2021 | Foster Charles

The healthcare sector is one of the favorite targets for cybercriminals and state-sponsored hackers. Contrary to popular belief, things like stolen medical records are worth far more on the black [...]

Achieving HIPAA IT Compliance: Begin Preparing for Success Now

Achieving HIPAA IT Compliance: Begin Preparing for Success Now

March, 2021 | Foster Charles

Advancements in technology have made it easier for cybercriminals and insider threats to steal, leak, and misuse electronic personal health information (ePHI). If your organization handles ePHI or [...]

IT Items That Should Be on Every HIPAA Compliance Checklist

IT Items That Should Be on Every HIPAA Compliance Checklist

March, 2021 | Foster Charles

The COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the healthcare industry in 2020, and cybercriminals were quick to take advantage of the dire circumstances to launch cyberattacks on healthcare organizations to steal [...]

What Is HIPAA Compliance? 5 Common Mistakes IT Companies Make

What Is HIPAA Compliance? 5 Common Mistakes IT Companies Make

March, 2021 | Foster Charles

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was formed to standardize the ways patient health information (PHI) is protected. Healthcare providers and their IT partners, whether [...]

7 things you need to know about the HIPAA compliance certification

7 things you need to know about the HIPAA compliance certification

March, 2021 | Foster Charles

Privacy is a fundamental human right, especially when it comes to sensitive information, such as patient health records. As digital transformation continues to drive change throughout the healthcare [...]

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