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Email Breach at UConn Health

Data from 326,000 patients compromised

A recent breach from UConn Health, compromising personal data of more than 326,000 employees, was reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights earlier this year. The breach clearly illustrates the danger that e-mail accounts with PHI can pose. The...

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Largest HIPAA Settlement in History Announced

Anthem Pays OCR $16 Million for Largest U.S. Health Data Breach in History

Earlier this month, Anthem agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) a $16 million fine, the largest in history, to settle potential HIPAA violations resulting from the exposure of 79 million patient...

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Assessments is Now Available

CompliancePro Solutions would like to announce that our new Assessments application is now available. This web-based application is intended to automate your internal assessment process. It is completely customizable and can be used for HIPAA privacy...

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New HIPAA Refresher Course Available

CompliancePro Solutions is pleased to announce that our 2018 Refresher Privacy and Security Workforce Training course is now available in the PrivacyPro “Reference Library”, in the “Training Workforce - Limos (LMS) Masters” as a self-paced MS-PowerPoint...

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New PrivacyPro App: Assessments

We are nearing completion on a major new PrivacyPro application called “Assessments”. Assessments is intended for any type of scenario where you want to evaluate your organization for compliance against a standard set of questions or criteria. This...

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Password and Login Management

Take Notice... the Federal Guidelines have Changed!

In June 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued new guidelines related to passwords and management of user logins.  These new guidelines contained some surprising new recommendations and, in some cases, reversed prior...

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Donate to the HIRO Fund

The AHIMA Foundation’s Health Information Relief Operation (HIRO) Fund is an ongoing recovery source to assist communities of health information professionals whose lives have been severely disrupted by disaster. They hope that members will consider...

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HHS Issues HIPAA Information in response to Hurricane Harvey

During severe disasters like Hurricane Harvey, questions often arise about the ability of entities covered by HIPAA to share information, including with friends and family, public health officials, and emergency personnel. While the HIPAA Privacy Rule...

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Join us at AHIMA 2017

Privacy & Security Institute

October 7-8, 2017

CompliancePro Solutions along with our partner Primeau Consulting Group, are proud to once again be the Premier Sponsors of the AHIMA 2017 Privacy and Security Institute at the AHIMA Convention in...

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HIPAA Security Compliance 101 - Lesson 5

Are you Following the Best Practices for Malware?

What is Malware?

Malware = Malicious Software

It includes spyware, viruses, trojan horses, key-loggers, rootkits, and ransomware

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