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How to Overcome HIPAA Myths to Enhance the Protection of Healthcare Data

Healthcare IT Today

For many of us, change is hard. In cybersecurity, change is essential to defeat two of the most common causes of data breaches: the ever-evolving attack styles of hackers and human error. New products and features designed to protect data from the latest attack vectors and human errors are released regularly.

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Platform Dive: Three HIPAA-compliant Alternatives to Google Analytics

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By Christy Jones - Hospitals, health systems, and medical practices are increasingly aware that Google Analytics does not satisfy HIPAA requirements. The US Department of Health and Human Services released guidance bringing IP addresses under the umbrella of protected health information.

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Is Stripe HIPAA Compliant?

HIPAA Journal

Stripe is not HIPAA compliant and – other than its payment processing services – should not be used by covered entities and business associates to create, collect, store, or transmit Protected Health Information (PHI). Is Stripe HIPAA Compliant? CCPA , GDPR , PIPEDA , EU-US Data Privacy Framework, etc.)

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Deadline to Report 2023 Small Breaches to Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Definition of HIPAA Breaches A simple oversight or event may qualify as a HIPAA breach. Here are a few examples from the HHS website: A municipal social service agency disclosed PHI while processing Medicaid applications. What if My Business Associate Logged the HIPAA Breach? HHS sees this as a failure to cooperate.

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Language Barriers: Protecting Your Organization From A Hidden HIPAA Threat

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Bill Young, Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences at SYSTRAN Keeping patient data confidential and secure remains a major healthcare challenge today, more than 25 years after the introduction of the 1996 Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act or HIPAA.

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Virtual 40th National HIPAA Summit – Early Bird Discount Ends 2/3

HIPAA Journal

The National HIPAA Summit is the leading forum on healthcare EDI, privacy, breach notification, confidentiality, data security, and HIPAA compliance, and the deadline for registration for the Virtual 40th National HIPAA Summit is fast approaching.

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3 Reasons Insurance Agents Need to Follow HIPAA

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Health insurance agents became covered under HIPAA with the HITECH Act of 2009. The inclusion of insurance agents was a response to the increasing use of electronic health records and the need to safeguard patients’ medical information.

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