Posts tagged #hipaa

LA Business Journal: Social Media a Bitter Pill for Some Docs

Compliagent CEO Nick Merkin was recently featured in an article by Marni Usheroff at the Los Angeles Business Journal on social media for physicians. To read the original source article, please visit Los Angeles Business Journal.

Ponemon Institute Study: Healthcare is Biggest Cyber-Attack Target

According to the Ponemon Institute’s Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data, healthcare cyber-attacks have grown by more than 125 percent in the last five years, making “criminal attacks” the number-one root cause of healthcare data breaches.

HIPAA Security Quick Tips

We always receive questions regarding the transmission of protected health information (PHI), especially of electronic protected health information (ePHI) on mobile devices.  This article will provide some guidance on procedures that are easy to follow to ensure that the Facility is securely transmitting its PHI to the best of its ability.