Category Archives: HIPAA

Compliance with HIPAA regulations

Scam alert – two-factor authentication

The bad guys are always looking for new ways to get your personal information.  We talk a lot about protecting the data on your computer.  Now we need to talk about your smart phone.  Just like it’s important to keep … Continue reading

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Auditing as a management tool

As part of our HIPAA requirements, we must do a security assessment of our systems and procedures. Audits are part of that security assessment and part of our requirements under HIPAA, but have you ever thought about using the audits … Continue reading

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Stop asking me!

Microsoft seems to be good at getting on our nerves. I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of being reminded about saving passwords. Hey … that sounds awfully familiar!  It’s like that movie Groundhog Day (if you read my … Continue reading

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Whiteout – It’s not just correction fluid

I live on the East Coast and, as most everyone knows, we just had a major snow storm.  There was so much snow that it shut down everything, including the government. What it didn’t shut down were the medical facilities … Continue reading

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Audits to restart in 2016

With the start of 2016 in sight, those of us in compliance need to make sure we are ready for phase two of the audits as they will start in early 2016. The Offices of Health and Human Services of … Continue reading

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