8 HIPAA Breach Prevention Tips


The 390 major breaches affecting more than 19 million individuals as a result of the federal HIPAA breach notification rule have taught us that there are 8 tips that can help you to avoid a breach:
1. Don't Forget Risk Assessments (See Download/HIPAA Information in the menus above)
2. Encrypt Mobile Devices, Media
3. Beef Up Training
4. Conduct Internal Audits
5. Monitor Business Associates
6. Limit Data Storage
7. Don't Forget About Paper Records
8. Address Other Potential Vulnerabilities

For details see http://www.govinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=4485

For help creating your own custom HIPAA manual for your practice, download and fill out the HIPAA Request Form and HIPAA questionnaire from the menus above.