HIPAA

Donna Grindle talks HIPAA on Caveat podcast

Recently, Donna Grindle was interviewed on the Caveat podcast discussing HIPAA.  The transcripts for her interview are included here but listen to the show below or follow the link provided to the entire show transcript.  Dave Bittner: [00:28:09]  And we are back....

Breach Planning in the Age of Ransomware

Here’s the scenario. Your practice contracts with a firm to back up your data offsite after the practice closes each day. The new data overwrites what was saved the day before (i.e., no version is kept other than the current one). On Monday, by clicking on a link in...

Compliance Officer Training Shouldn’t Be Skipped

Know what you need to know? You don’t know what you don’t know, which is why compliance training is so important for your compliance officer. Unfortunately for you, ignorance of the rules is not a defense. Actually, it used to be, but that’s a story for another day....

Plan Your HIPAA Tasks For 2016

Are you already looking forward to that summer vacation? Do you have it circled in red on your office calendar so your co-workers can see it (and be a little bit jealous?). Although they’re not circled in red, you likely also have times blocked off on your calendar...

In the zone or just zoned out?

Working with our clients we see similar difficulties in the small and larger organizations. The number one issue in almost every case is having educated, supported, resources available to manage and monitor the Privacy and Security activities and requirements of the...

It’s the people, people.

When developing training courses for Privacy and Security Awareness programs I keep trying to find new and different ways to get the important points across.  Real world examples seem to make the most impact when it comes to the participation in live training.  That...