OCR to Introduce New Health Information Privacy Policy

On March 22, 2016 the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) began an HIPAA Audit Program to monitor the level of privacy and security in businesses. The Phase 2 audit program is a forerunner for the complete program implemented by OCR, but compliance groups are presently in place to assist organization with

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What Every Physician Should Know About Ransomware

Viruses pose a danger to health care computer systems. Regardless of the nature of a company, a business is a business — and no business is safe from spyware, viruses and malware. [caption id="attachment_246" align="aligncenter" width="509"] online health[/caption] Even though the purpose o

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HIPAA Audits and the Privacy Factor

Audits are being conducted by the Office for Civil Rights to ensure that proper HIPAA procedures are being followed by the medical community’s records offices. While OCR says the program is designed to make sure the approximately 200 officers being audited are complying with HIPAA, insiders in the

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Top 5 Tools to Help Your Online Retail Business Thrive

In this age, the majority of the revenue and profits realized by retailers is acquired on the internet. Indeed, while having a physical location is still very much an asset, continuously updating and upgrading your online store with the most up-to-date tools is one of the best ways to increase reven

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Protect Sensitive Information in Six Steps

Data breach is the number one cause of identity theft worldwide. Businesses have been forced to close their doors — and medical professionals have lost numerous patients — due to inadequate IT security. The smallest business in the world still needs to have the best security system in place when

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Cleaning Up After A HIPAA Data Compliance Breach

It's easy to hear about the HIPAA data breaches; however, the consequences are rarely ever shared. It is important to understand the entire aftermath and how one goes about cleaning up once there has been a data breach. [caption id="attachment_234" align="aligncenter" width="509"] Checking compu

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Take a Moment to Welcome the First Fully Functional Ransomware to Hit Mac Users.

If you're a Mac user and have benefited from avoiding the ransomware that has been hitting Window's users for the past 10-15 years, you're out of luck. It's finally happened. A new ransomware dubbed KeRanger has struck Mac users through a transmission app and has completely bypassed Apple's Gatekeep

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How to Find the Perfect Managed Service Provider

Hiring the perfect MSP for your company is very beneficial. But how do you go about it? It can be hard sometimes to run a business and make big decisions on who's going to be protecting its success. Managed service providers manage, monitor, and maintain your information technology. They even

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WordPress Users Beware: Ransomware Hitting Where It Hurts

Ransomware is coming full force, and it has no plans of slowing down. Your business and consumers can be infiltrated by these cybercriminals, hacking your networks, and then making you pay for it. A grand number of websites using the WordPress content management system are being viciously attacke

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NYC Health Center HIPAA Violation

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Senior Health Center is a New York based institution that is considered of the nation’s most respected medical centers. Doctors and other medical professionals at Mount Sinai Beth Israel offer their senior patients many kinds of important medical services for all of their h

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