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Health Information Compliance Alert

Case Study:
5 Breaches Net $3.5 Million in Fines for Large Health Organization

Risk management must be pervasive or violations will ensue, OCR advises. The old saying "the bigger they are, the harder they fall" epitomizes many of the large-scale HIPAA violations impacting healthcare today, with penalties for the breaches costing providers millions. One organization's recent failure to properly define, control, and reduce the loss of its patients' electronic protected health information (ePHI) [...]