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HubSpot announces HIPAA-compliant tools in public beta

Healthcare It News

Healthcare companies and providers can now store HIPAA-protected data in the HubSpot customer relationship management platform to automate workflows, connect teams with closed-loop reporting and create campaigns with personalized information, the company said Tuesday. The nexus of technology and HIPAA compliance has evolved, however.

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Our “Preconceived” Notions of HIPAA

Bill of Health

The film Preconceived , premiering at SXSW this week, shines a bright light on anti-abortion “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” (CPCs), including their disturbing take on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA takes center stage near the end of the film. Is Stanton a HIPAA-covered entity?

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Lawmakers: UnitedHealth is violating HIPAA

Becker's Health IT

Two senators accused UnitedHealthcare of violating HIPAA because the company has not sent out breach notifications for the February cyberattack on Change Healthcare, one of its subsidiaries.

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OCR fines 11 healthcare orgs for HIPAA right of access cases

Healthcare It News

The HHS Office for Civil Rights on Friday said it has settled nearly a dozen investigations of allegations of HIPAA Right of Access Initiative violations. The practice agreed to take corrective actions and paid $22,500 to settle a potential violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule right of access standard. WHY IT MATTERS.

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The Essential Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Messaging for Home Care Teams

Learn about potential HIPAA penalties and use a self-evaluation flowchart to determine your organization's need for HIPAA-compliant messaging. Explore the risks posed by non-compliant consumer apps like Instagram and WhatsApp in healthcare settings.

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HIPAA Rules and Regulations

HIPAA Journal

The HIPAA rules and regulations are the standards and implementation specifications adopted by federal agencies to streamline healthcare transactions and protect the privacy and security of individually identifiable health information. This guide explains why the HIPAA rules and regulations exist, what they consist of, and who they apply to.

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ComplianceJunction HIPAA Training Receives SCCE Accreditation

HIPAA Journal

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) has recently accredited ComplianceJunction’s ‘HIPAA Training for Organizations’ training course. The training has been used by more than 1,000 healthcare organizations and over 100 universities to raise awareness of the HIPAA regulations.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations. Explore essential topics in this ebook, including what constitutes PHI and how to identify it using 18 indicators.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more! This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023.

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HIPAA: Why It Matters to Your Practice

85% of practices are not complying with the government’s HIPAA standards. Not complying with HIPAA has definite drawbacks, with one major one being massive fines. million dollars for a single HIPAA breach incident - an amount that would put most small practices out of business. The government can fine up to 1.5

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting.

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HIPAA Compliance Checklist for Mental Health Agencies

Use this printable checklist to ensure your systems are buttoned up to avoid breaches, HIPAA violations, and other privacy and safety infractions. Keeping up with compliance can be intimidating, but this checklist can help make your job a little easier!