Are You At Risk of Medical Identity Theft?

When you go to the doctor’s office, you assume that everything you share stays between you and your doctor. In reality, hospital systems and medical offices are one of the most common targets of cybersecurity attacks aimed at gathering personal information. For...
The Blueprint For a Successful Medical Startup

The Blueprint For a Successful Medical Startup

Launching a medical startup can be a daunting task, but it is not impossible. With the right plan and strategy, you can set your venture on the path to success. By following these steps from HIPAAmart Online, you can launch a successful medical startup that can make a...
Increase in Cyberattacks on Healthcare

Increase in Cyberattacks on Healthcare

In 2022, there was an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations of 74%. See https://www.hipaajournal.com/global-healthcare-cyberattacks-increased-by-74-in-2022. The healthcare industry became the industry in the United States ranked as the second most...
Training Requirements of HIPAA

Training Requirements of HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) contains in its regulations an administrative requirement in the HIPAA Privacy Rule (Section 45 CFR § 164.530) and another administrative requirement in the Security Rule of HIPAA (45 CFR...
HIPAA Modernization Commission

HIPAA Modernization Commission

On February 9, 2022, the Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act (S.3620) was introduced by U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). The legislation intends to create a Commission on Health Data Use and Privacy Protection to evaluate the...
HIPAA Audio-only Telehealth Guidance

HIPAA Audio-only Telehealth Guidance

On June 13, 2022, HHS issued a new Guidance with respect to Audio-only Telehealth. The Guidance describes how healthcare providers can ensure compliance with HIPAA when providing audio-only Telehealth services after the expiration of COVID-19 era policies.  A...