The 9 HIPAA Mistakes We See All the Time

As part of our work helping medical practices with HIPAA and cybersecurity, we get to see lots of HIPAA mistakes.  It’s interesting to spot the similarities across so many different companies. Here are nine of the most common HIPAA mistakes that we see. The scary part is we see them all the time. HIPAA Mistake 1: [...]

By |2019-04-05T18:50:46+00:00December 16th, 2018|HIPAA|2 Comments

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage – 11 Services Reviewed (Updated)

“What are my options for HIPAA compliant cloud storage? ”In recent years, cloud storage has risen in both effectiveness and popularity. Its convenience is undeniable– the ability to access your data from anywhere is amazing. But can business associates and medical providers take advantage of these services to store PHI? What exactly does it mean [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:25:42+00:00December 6th, 2018|Cloud Cyber Security, HIPAA|6 Comments

Should You Sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement?

Transcript: Hi there.  A a few months back, a client asked us to speak to a new vendor that they were thinking about doing business with.  The cost of doing business with our client is that they were asking this vendor to sign what's called a HIPAA Business Associate agreement.  If you're watching this video, you're probably [...]

By |2019-01-04T20:06:00+00:00December 2nd, 2018|HIPAA|0 Comments

Is Office 365 HIPAA compliant?

Health care providers must follow the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Is Office 365 HIPAA compliant, though? This act protects your patient healthcare data (PHI).  As more clinicians are electronically transmitting patient records and other personal information to specialists and medical facilities, it is imperative that we ensure that information is secure. Isn’t [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:22:02+00:00November 14th, 2018|Cloud Cyber Security, Email Cyber Security, HIPAA|1 Comment

13 Fantastic Resources for Writing an Information Security Policy

So, you need to write an information security policy. And you’re totally overwhelmed. Where do you start? What do you need? What should it entail? You’re not alone. These are questions that we get a lot. It’s totally understandable. Planning, writing, and implementing a security policy can be seriously intimidating. If it’s poorly written or [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:41:23+00:00November 10th, 2018|Computer Cyber Security, HIPAA|1 Comment