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Dental Practice Pays $10,000 to Settle PHI Disclosure

Patient's Name and PHI Disclosed in Social Media

This is a perfect example of the dangers of social media and the fact that any Covered Entity or Business Associate is responsible to have complete privacy and security compliance programs in place, no matter their size. Even small practices can be...

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Kelly McLendon to speak at the AHIMA Privacy Institute

Kelly McLendon and our good customer Rita Bowen will be speaking at the annual AHIMA Conference’s Privacy and Security Institute this coming Sunday. If you plan to attend, please look Kelly up for a demo, to ask questions about compliance or just to...

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Managing Malicious Insider Threats

OCR Shares Best Practice

Customer service representatives, IT staff, managers, and even senior executives can expose their organization to any number of security threats simply because they are considered trustworthy or have access to sensitive data like health information...

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Survey: Nearly 1 in 3 Healthcare Workers get NO Cybersecurity Training

Healthcare Workers are Unprepared

Enlightening article about the large percentage of healthcare employees not receiving privacy and security training and that many that receive the training do so only as a new hire. Certainly these are disturbing numbers. We at CompliancePro Solutions...

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FHIMA Annual Convention Starts Sunday

Kelly McLendon to Speak

Kelly McLendon, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Partner, is on the agenda to speak July 29th at 1:40 for the Florida Health Information Management Association (FHIMA) Convention. He’ll be speaking on HIPAA Hot Topics and Current Events. It is...

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10 Critical Lessons for Compliance Officers

from the New DOJ Evaluation Guidelines

10 Critical Lessons for Compliance Officers - This is an extremely important document written by Kristy Grant-Hart, for all compliance officers, which includes privacy and security officers. The DOJ (Department of Justice) has issued guidelines and...

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Welcome New Customers

CompliancePro Solutions customers span many types of healthcare organizations including health systems, community and critical access hospitals, business associates, resellers to physician offices and ambulatory facilities, long term care facilities...

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Microsoft Now Discourages Password Aging in Windows

It looks like the old “best practice” of requiring periodic password changes may finally be coming to an end. NIST was first to do this over a year ago. Now Microsoft is recommending against password aging in their latest Windows security baseline...

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3 Lessons Learned from a HIPAA Audit

Drawn from actual HIPAA audits, this article is a good overview of why privacy and security assessments, supporting documentation policy, best practice procedures and forms are so important. Author Carol Amick definitely points out ways to keep the...

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Nearly 12 Million Patient Records Exposed by Quest Diagnostic Data Breach

One of the country’s largest blood testing companies, Quest Diagnostics, recently announced information from 11.9 million patients sent to a third party billing company has been breached, including Social Security numbers, financial information, and...

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