Understanding HIPAA: PHI and Covered Entities

Medical community challenge: In a business environment where resources are limited, compliance requirements abound, and budgets are constantly challenged to meet cost containment targets, the complexity of the regulations your business is obligated to comply with can present a challenge. This challenge becomes even more difficult within the dynamic environment of hospitals, doctors’ offices, and…

Understanding HIPAA: Starting with the Rules

Medical community challenge: In a business environment where resources are limited, compliance requirements abound, and budgets are constantly struggling to meet cost containment targets, the complexity of the regulations your business is required to comply with can present a challenge. This challenge becomes even more difficult within the dynamic environment of hospitals, doctors’ offices, and…

Framework or Crash, the Choice is Yours!

Are you using a framework to establish your information security program? If not, I get it; it’s complicated. On a second thought, have you lost your mind? I’ve been there. A number of years ago, while taking up a resolution to better document and organize a network that was developing rapidly, I began researching frameworks,…