Tag Archives: HIPAA Violations

8 Common HIPAA Breaches to Avoid and What to Look for in Your EHR

hipaa breaches

All across the country Public Health Departments and Community Health Centers including FQHCs experience many forms of HIPAA breaches and violations.  Often, these breaches are unintended but not always.  So, understanding where employees fall short can help your staff prevent many common breaches.   Some of the most common breaches to be aware of are: […]

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Understand HIPAA violations to prevent them from happening to you

Prevent HIPAA Violations

By now most people are familiar with the term HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). It has been around since 1996, and even more enforced since 2001 with the onset of the Privacy Rule. It has become a critical factor in protecting patients’ health information.   There are thousands of breaches filed every year, […]

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