Give your Healthcare Site a Checkup: Find the Perfect HIPAA Dev Team

As the healthcare industry in the United States keeps pace with our unfolding technological future, many forward-thinking organizations are embarking down the path of building web based products for healthcare providers. However, as many tech companies come to realize, when you dip a toe into murky waters of the healthcare industry, you pull your foot out covered in messy compliance regulations.

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Computers Running Windows Vista Are No Longer HIPAA Complaint

In a relatively subdued statement, Microsoft announced the final step in the lifecycle of their oldest supported Windows Operating System (OS). As of April 11, 2017, Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows Vista. This move flew under the radar of most security blogs and news outlets due to the general lack of enthusiasm surrounding the operating system since its release in 2006.

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The Office for Civil Rights Beefs Up Enforcement Between 2015-2016

Just over 20 years ago, Bill Clinton signed HIPAA into law. Over that period, the act has been honed through a combination of legislation (such as the 2013 Omnibus Act) and enforcement rulings by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). While legislation can instantaneously change the face of a law, enforcement rulings can have just as much effect on your practice and are more difficult to stay current with.

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