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Five Best Practices to Ensure HIPAA Compliance with your Business Associates

As a medical provider, you must ensure that your business associates are HIPAA compliant. After all, your practice must protect the privacy and security of your patient’s protected health information (PHI).   Business associates perform functions that involve using or disclosing Protected Health Information (PHI). If they do not comply with HIPAA, eventually, it can…

Four Steps to Protect your Practice from a Data Breach

A data breach is when an unauthorized party breaks into a company, individual, or organization’s system to disrupt, control, steal, or manipulate private, protected, or sensitive information.    Therefore, these breaches happen when someone is looking to exploit your software or personnel internally to gain access to private data. However, it can also occur unintentionally when someone…