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What is a HIPAA Incidental Disclosure?

Typical practices in health care communication, like doctor-to-patient data sharing and in-person or over-the-phone communication to patients by healthcare providers, serve a critical role in ensuring that patients receive effective and timely health care.

Due to the circumstances in which people receive healthcare and treatment from Covered Entities, there is often a possibility of an individual’s health information to be disclosed incidentally.… Read More

HIPAA Security Officer Guide

A HIPAA security officer has a critical role in maintaining HIPAA compliance for your company. But what exactly are they responsible for?

What is a HIPAA Security Officer?

The need for a HIPAA Security Officer resulted from the demands of the HIPAA Security rule and the greater need for information security in modern health care practices..… Read More

HIPAA Privacy Officer Guide

A HIPAA privacy officer, sometimes known as a Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), has a critical role in maintaining HIPAA compliance for your company.

What is a HIPAA Privacy Officer?

A HIPAA privacy officer is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining privacy policies and procedures regarding the management of protected health information (PHI) in your company.… Read More