October 13, 2021

New View of HHS Breach Data Spotlights Need for Complete Privacy Protection

Though HIPAA-covered entities have been required for more than a decade to report patient data breaches to HHS, it was only recently (following a Freedom of Information Act request by Protenus) that the agency publicized statistics on breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals.

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October 6, 2021

One Cancer Organization's Journey Toward Key Compliance Efficiencies

In the throes of staffing and budget constraints, healthcare organizations are looking to optimize efficiencies and resource utilization in any way they can. 

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September 29, 2021

Top Children's Hospital Leaves Legacy Privacy Monitoring in the Past

Protecting pediatric patients' privacy is an undertaking as complex as it is critical. 

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September 15, 2021

Why One Health System Traded Its Legacy Tool For Advanced Privacy Monitoring

Protecting patient privacy is not a simple task. This is especially true at sprawling healthcare organizations with growing case volumes, unrelenting resource constraints, and countless competing priorities, like one Multi-Hospital Integrated Health System in the Southwest.

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September 9, 2021

The Challenge of Ensuring Compliance at Scale as Resources Shrink, Violations Rise

As they continue devoting their limited resources to battling the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare organizations may not be able to monitor compliance violations — including drug misuse or diversion and inappropriate access to patient records — as closely as they normally would. 

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