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Newly Released Whitepaper Co-Authored with Microsoft

The concept of the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation as  more and more companies are interconnecting everyday objects around us to the internet, such as: medical devices, appliances, voices and … [Continue reading]

2017 Deadlines for EHR Incentive Programs

Does your workplace accept any payments from EHR incentive programs like MACRA or Meaningful Use? If so, the fourth quarter is probably a busy time preparing and finalizing documents for submission. At HIPAA One, we understand the amount of extra … [Continue reading]

Not All Risk Analysis Tools Created Equal

One of our favorite phrases at HIPAA One is “free like a puppy.” Our President, Steven Marco uses it regularly on webinars to convey the sentiment that nothing is ever truly free and there is always some kind of hidden string attached. This sentiment … [Continue reading]

Answering the Age Old Question

True or False: Are penetration tests and vulnerability scans one in the same? If you answered “False” you are correct, however, it can be difficult to understand the difference between the two information security services. Whereas both are … [Continue reading]

HIPAA & Email

Is it possible to email patients in a HIPAA compliant manner? What can and cannot be included in an email to patients? What does HIPAA have to say about it? These questions have long been on the minds of providers as they attempt to navigate towards … [Continue reading]

Utah Hospital Aftermath: What Police Precincts Need to be Doing

Recently, like many Americans, we watched events unfold at a Utah based hospital between a police officer and hospital nurse. Being that our office is based in the Salt Lake City area, the incident hit close to home both literally and figuratively. … [Continue reading]

HIPAA & Texting

In recent years, a great number of medical practices have embraced text messaging as a popular means for communicating to both patients and their internal staff members. Despite the convenience and time saving benefits, healthcare providers and staff … [Continue reading]

What You Need to Know about the Newly Updated HHS Breach Tool

As part of their commitment to providing greater transparency to consumers, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently launched their revised web tool designed to highlight important breach … [Continue reading]

2017 HIPAA Breach Stats: Where Are We At?

Now that the first half of the year is behind us, how is the healthcare community faring? Will the data breaches of this year surpass previous years, leaving entities scrambling and millions of patients left vulnerable? Let’s take a look at the … [Continue reading]

Your HITRUST Certified Practitioner

If your organization is looking to get HITRUST certified and complete a Security Risk Analysis, look no further than HIPAA One. We’ve added to our service offerings to assist with your HITRUST needs! As the first member of our team to become a … [Continue reading]