Privacy and HIPAA

What Finance Leaders Should Know About Cybersecurity Risks

IT security breaches can be costly: The average cost of a breached medical record is $158. Fortunately, finance leaders can help IT security teams protect against these unforeseen costs.

Laura Ramos Hegwer June 1, 2017

Best Practices for Securing and Protecting Patients’ Financial Data

When we think about data breaches, attacks on major retailers often come to mind. Yet, between 2010 and 2015, criminal attacks on healthcare data increased by 125 percent. In 2016 alone, there were 329 significant data breaches exposing more than 16 million records.

Gary Word May 19, 2017

Call for State Privacy Laws to Align with HIPAA

Mary Chaput outlines reasons state governments should consider laws that work together with HIPAA.

Mary Chaput February 7, 2017

Ask the Experts: HIPAA Compliance in Small Provider Facilities

What are new developments in HIPAA compliance for physician practices and small rural faciltiies?

HFMA January 26, 2017

Cybersecurity: An Enterprise Risk Issue

Providers require a strategy to safeguard themselves against the growing threat of cyberattacks that could compromise the security of protected health information and even put patients’ health at risk.

Tom Andre January 19, 2017

ONC ASPR Leaders Offer Cybersecurity Advice

Hospitals and health systems can avoid costly security breaches by following the advice of industry experts.

HFMA January 19, 2017

Managing Cybersecurity Threats

Hospitals and health systems are more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks and must take action to protect themselves.

Laura Ramos Hegwer January 19, 2017

Medical Device Security: Patient Safety and Cost Considerations

Hospital IT departments and leaders must work together to ensure the security of networked medical devices.

Adam Brand January 19, 2017

Sidebar: Staying HIPAA Compliant on Social Media

Sharing patient information is a sensitive matter, particularly where compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is concerned. 

HFMA January 9, 2017

New HIPAA Audits About to Begin

Both desk and on-site HIPAA audits will be performed, and every covered healthcare entity and business associate is eligible for an audit.

J. Stuart Showalter July 11, 2016
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