HIPAA privacy & security resources
Manage your compliance with required HIPAA privacy and security rules and learn how to participate in a formal HIPAA compliance plan.
HIPAA Breach Notification Rule
Learn the specifics of how HIPAA requires entities to notify patients when the privacy of their health information has been compromised.
HIPAA privacy rule
Read about how HIPAA safeguards personal health information and allows patients to examine and correct their health records.
Electronic transaction toolkits for administrative simplification
Find resources to help physicians efficiently and successfully manage payment-related interactions with health insurers.
HIPAA violations & enforcement
Be advised how the Department of Health and Human Services enforces HIPAA's privacy and security rules and how it handles violations.
Read about the Department of Health and Human Services periodic audits to ensure that covered entities comply with HIPAA regulations.
HIPAA security rule & risk analysis
Understand the HIPAA rule requiring physicians to protect patients' electronic health information, ensuring its confidentiality and security.
In age of digital crime, old motto applies: Be prepared
How well a medical practice survives a cyberattack depends on how well it has prepared. Follow this advice on getting started.
To beat digital divide, time for “the talk” with your IT vendors
The better the conversation a medical practice has with its health IT vendors, the safer and smoother the delivery of patient care will be.
What you can do about patient safety’s latest threat—cyberattacks
Patient safety is no longer just a bedside concern. Cyberattacks are a growing risk and demand smart responses by doctors and the government. Password security and computer screen locks are just two of the basic steps to take now.