The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. According to a recent study published by the Ponemon Institute, criminal attacks are now the number one cause of data breaches in healthcare. In the five years that the Institute has studied the privacy and security of healthcare data, there Read more
Tag Archives: HIPAA-Like Policies Growing in Non-Healthcare Related Industries
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What does the healthcare industry have in common with the financial industry? Answer: HIPAA policies The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996 is no longer affecting just the healthcare industry and its business associates. In fact, many industries have started to adopt policies similar to HIPAA in order to keep consumer Read more