Becoming HIPAA Compliant

Becoming HIPAA Compliant

Your approach to become and maintain HIPAA compliancy requires strategic thinking and agility, blended with constant internal assessments and continuous improvements. A recommended 5 prong strategy aligns resources to regulatory requirements yielding success through...
Common Staff Roles & Responsibilities for HIPAA

Common Staff Roles & Responsibilities for HIPAA

HIPAA requires each covered entity or Business Associate to designate a person accountable for all HIPAA compliance requirements and to serve as the single HIPAA point person for the organization. Often, smaller organizations leverage a single person to fulfill other...
The Five Elements of HIPAA Compliancy

The Five Elements of HIPAA Compliancy

The internet abounds with HIPAA information and recommendations, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the plethora of suggestions. A quick internet search of “HIPAA basics” reveals millions of returns ranging from government requirements to implementation applications. The...
HIPAA Challenges & Pitfalls

HIPAA Challenges & Pitfalls

HIPAA regulations are tricky, challenging, and full of pitfalls for the smallest of practices and business associates all the way to the largest enterprises. The introduction of the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act of  2009...