What is HIPAA Compliance?

HIPAA Compliance, Defined The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted by Congress in 1996 to prevent medical fraud and to assure the security of protected he ...
September 16, 2021

What are the Four Factors of a HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment?

Modern technology allows the easy collection and distribution of personally identifiable information — and concerns about the unintended distribution of that personal data have led to a wa ...
September 3, 2021

What Are the HIPAA Standard Transactions?

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defines a transaction as an electronic exchange of information between two parties, to carry out financial or administrative activities rela ...
May 27, 2021

Why do Compliance Programs Fail?

Understand why compliance programs fail, and where you can identify failure points and vulnerabilities before they become liabilities.  What is a compliance program? Corporate complianc ...
May 4, 2021

Complying with HIPAA Breach Notification Rules

Learn all about the HIPAA breach notification rules and how you can best protect your business by being ready to comply with anticipated 2021 HIPAA breach notification rules. The HIPAA (Hea ...
April 20, 2021

How to Simplify State and Local Government Incident Management

OUR GRC EXPERT SHARES HIS REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCES Running an Incident Management Program for state or local governments means you must be able to effectively assess incidents to determine ...
April 16, 2021

Is Google Drive HIPAA Compliant?

As more businesses embrace digital transformation, more are adopting cloud technologies because of the cloud’s cost-effectiveness and ease of use. One of the most popular cloud technologie ...
February 26, 2021

Does HIPAA Apply to Pharmacies?

Yes, HIPAA does apply to pharmacies. HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, aims to protect the privacy of personal health information (PHI) and prevent ...
November 23, 2020

What Is a Healthcare Data Breach?

A healthcare data breach is any disclosure of data that might compromise the privacy of patients' protected health information. Breaches of patient health data are widespread in the healthc ...
September 1, 2020

What is a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment?

A federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security risk assessment is an assessment of a health provider's (also known as "covered entity") and business associat ...
August 4, 2020
Case Study

Case Study: Global Pharma Company

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