HIPAA Blog Posts: Health Information Privacy

"My Credit Card is Being Used Fradulently after Anthem Blue Cross HIPAA Data Breach"

 "Three days ago, my credit card number was used fraudulently. Today I received a letter from Anthem telling me a breach had occured, leaking my social security number, name & credit card number."

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Copier Security Webinar June 11th, :CBS Evening News Report

Securing your copiers now and into the future is critical and Digital Copier Security and Compliance Helper will show you how.

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Meaningful Use, "Folks are realizing they have to move ahead," states Dr. Lori Heim (AAFP)

HIPAA risk assessment is required  to qualify for "meaningful use" so moving ahead should include risk assessment.

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Copier Security Webinar:CBS Evening News Report Stirs Congressional Action

CBS Evening news aired their second episode on the hidden problem of copier security and now Complianc Helper and Copier Security experts are presenting a Webinar on solutions.

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Data Breaches Up in 2010

There were 245 data breaches in the first four months of 2010 versus 498 for all of 2009.

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Preventing Identity Theft (Red Flag) Is Just Good Business

Red Flags: Preventing ID Theft; Is the June 1 Enforcement Date Real This Time?
April 30, 2010 - Howard Anderson, Managing Editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity.com

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If You Don't Fear a HIPAA HITECH Fine, Fear Your Lost Business

The US average total cost per breach was a staggering $6.75 million, with an average cost of $204 per affected record, 66%.of which was lost business, according to the Ponemon Institute study "2009 Annual Study: Global Cost of Data Breach"

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You can go to jail for HIPAA HITECH violations

Jail time for a HIPAA HITECH violation is a reality.

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Slow Hospital Compliance with New Regulations Causing Increased Data Breaches & Medical Identity Theft

A national survey conducted by Identity Force found that the pandemic of data breaches and medical identity theft remains at critical levels throughout hospitals in the United States despite new regulations, including the HITECH Act, meant to protect the security of patients’ personal information.

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HIPAA HITECH SOlUTIONS Webinar April 27, 2010 11:00am EDT

You have heard a lot talk about the HIPAA HITECH problems but here are the solutions to your four most urgent problems.

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