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Following HIPAA Guidelines Is More Important Than Ever

By Erik Briceno

Following HIPAA Guidelines Is More Important Than Ever

Are you familiar with HIPAA?

If you work in the health care industry in any capacity, you definitely should be. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that required the creation of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge.

In the wake of COVID-19, following HIPAA guidelines has suddenly become more important than ever. Here’s why.   Read more

We’re Worried About Healthcare Cybersecurity. You Should Be, Too.

By Erik Briceno

We’re Worried About Healthcare Cybersecurity. You Should Be, Too.

Technology has come a long way. Mostly, it’s improved our lives tremendously. With each new innovation, however, comes danger. And if anything, 2020 has already made this increasingly apparent even though we’re only in February (at the time of posting this article).

Today, we’re going to discuss something very important that affects all of us. There’s an industry that is becoming increasingly vulnerable to the point where it’s actually putting lives in danger. While this may sound alarmist, the problem — and the stakes — are all too real.

To put it bluntly, our healthcare system’s cybersecurity is currently a disaster — and not one that’s “waiting” to happen, either.   Read more

Following HIPAA Guidelines Is More Important Than Ever
Following HIPAA Guidelines Is More Important Than Ever
We’re Worried About Healthcare Cybersecurity. You Should Be, Too.
We’re Worried About Healthcare Cybersecurity. You Should Be, Too.