The Importance of Risk Analysis

Even after all of these years I still run into covered entities (CEs) and business associates (BAs) who have not conducted a risk analysis, haven’t conducted on for several years or only conducted what OCR calls a gap analysis.  Well, that can get you in hot water...

Working from Home

When working from home it is important to keep the HIPAA Privacy and Security standards at the forefront as we set up remote working environments in the home office setting. It is equally important to keep a healthy work-life balance in order to manage our time and...

Tiresome But Oh-So-Necessary Audit Log Monitoring

Audit log monitoring is probably one of the most unsexy, uninteresting activities a healthcare organization or business associate has to do.  But neglect it at the risk of your solid bottom line and reputation. Last time we talked about how you can get into legal...