Archive for July, 2021

The Skynet-Google Situation

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

The malware crisis is alarming enough on its own, but seeing the reaction of “Big Tech” raises even more concern. There exists a blockchain called “Sia” that was created to be a platform for decentralized data hosting. Anyone can use free space on their PC to be a host, and the data is seeded across […]

HIPAA Training

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

HIPAA Training: People Are Your Weakest Link (2020 Edition) HIPAA Training: Because People Are Your Weakest Link DID YOU KNOW THE NUMBER ONE CAUSE OF HIPAA VIOLATIONS IS HUMAN ERROR? HIPAA training is the only fix for this. After all, computers don’t click on phishing emails…  Humans do. Healthcare minus HIPAA training is a total […]

HIPAA Help Blueprint 2019 (2nd Edition)

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Dive down the rabbit hole and find HIPAA help. What Is HIPAA? What is HIPAA Compliance? What is HIPAA Law? What is HIPAA Training? How Do You Report HIPAA Violations? What are HIPAA Forms? 10 HIPAA Security Tips You have HIPAA problems, we have HIPAA help. HIPAA is the “Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act […]

HIPAA Compliance or HIPAA Disaster (2020 Edition)

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

lt’s HIPAA Compliance, or HIPAA Disaster Or lack thereof, if you’re of the 98%. The magnitude of this stuff is off the charts. The only reason our phones aren’t currently ringing off the hook is because only 2% understand that they are in major trouble, or on course for a federal disaster in regards to HIPAA compliance. The Office for Civil Rights is increasing audits, so 2% will […]

The Ransomware Crisis

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Ransomware: The Worst Global Threat of 2020 (2nd Edition) What is the Ransomware crisis? If you follow current events, you’re aware of a new global threat. It feeds directly into the HIPAA maze. Hindsight is 20/20, and now we all clearly see that the World Wide Web doubles as a Venus Fly Trap. It’s that unique place where […]


Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

What is the HITECH Act? The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) Act is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 that HIPAA stems from, and it encourages the use of electronic health record (EHR) systems through incentivization. The argument could be made that EHR system providers, and the healthcare IT industry as a whole, […]

HIPAA Breach Notification Rule And The Twisted Loophole (Fall 2019 Edition)

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

HIPAA Breach Notification Rule We probably should have titled this “Breach Notification Rule and Encryption.”  Why, you ask?  Because if HIPAA Breach Notification Rule were a question, then encryption would be its corresponding answer. What is the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule?  From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Website: “The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, 45 CFR […]

HIPAA Privacy Rule And The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (2nd Edition)

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule?  From “The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes national standards to protect individuals’ medical records and other personal health information and applies to health plans, health care clearinghouses, and those health care providers that conduct certain health care transactions electronically. The Rule requires appropriate safeguards to protect the privacy of personal health information, and sets limits and conditions on the uses and disclosures that may be […]