So you’ve developed a nifty new app for healthcare, and need it secured for HIPAA compliance? Perfect, we can help
But realize, that’s only a start. Consider the reality: a 7-year study conducted by researchers from Michigan State and Johns Hopkins University found that approximately 53% of all data breaches reported to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) were actually the result of internal negligence.
Reasons for these data breaches might include:
- theft of data by current or former employees
- poor password policies
- careless use of laptops or mobile devices
- stolen hard drives (from the workplace, or employee’s cars or homes) with unencrypted data
- email phishing scams, etc.
All of which to say that when an HIPAA auditor comes…Read more