Your First Big HIPAA Privacy Breach? (via Clear Matters)

by

For anyone concerned about having to notify the media and HHS under the Breach Notification Rules, this story is quite troubling. Imagine if your HIM Department had its old copier/printer purchased by criminals?

This story sheds some light on that scenario…

Your First Big HIPAA Privacy Breach? As the HIM Circle initiative continues to expand, the peer support community is proving to be more helpful than ever as changes to HITECH, HIPAA, and ICD-10 come along.  One of the big issues emerging from our research with HIPAA Privacy and the new breach notification  rules relates to the use of copy machines that your department or traditional ROI vendors may be using.  This short report by CBS News shows how one covered entity (Affinity Healt … Read More

via Clear Matters

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: