Lately, most known HIPAA violations have happened because of data exposure from a vulnerable computer, however healthcare organizations have also suffered from other circumstances of HIPAA violations without knowing it.
People install anti-virus programs and also keep files containing personal information away from the public eye, but there are other unexpected ways you might be disclosing HIPAA sensitive patient data.
In her article, Manisha Kathooria talks about unexpected ways of accidental disclosure such as responding to reviews on listings or listings, unintentional attachments in emails or automatic syncing of devices to data clouds.
“Keeping your patients’ personal information safely secured is a vital part of good health care. Not only is it good customer service, but also it is the law under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.“ , Said Manisha Kathooria.
You can review your company or organization for these 6 unexpected ways to keep PHI secure.
All of the data handled by Telegenisys is processed in a zero defect environment, confirmed by an external audit of its HIPAA compliance policies and procedures. Telegenisys has instituted physical, technical and administrative safeguards to ensure that its client’s data is safe from all unauthorized access. This includes all forms of medical records and electronic private health information. Know more