Risk Management //
March 29, 2017
Does your practice transfer files in order to share patient information or data? Do you use an FTP server?
FTP is an acronym forFile Transfer Protocol. As the name suggests, FTP is used to transfer files between computers on a network. You can use FTP to exchange files between computer accounts, transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, or access online software archives.
If you do any of these things you need to read the below report from the FBI on Cyber Crimes related to FTP servers.
March 04, 2017
A forward-thinking approach to ensure that medical practices continually meet the various requirements set forth in order to stay compliant with HIPAA
March 04, 2017
Physicians must be aware that when responding to an online review they could potentially be in violation of HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Michelle Bilsky, CHCO, LHRM, MLA, CBA //
February 20, 2017
If a breach of unsecured protected health information affects fewer than 500 individuals, a covered entity must notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services of the breach within 60 days of the end of the calendar year in which the breach was discovered.
January 08, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights and the US Attorney’s Office of Connecticut Enter Agreement with UConn Health to Ensure Effective Communication with its Subsidiary.