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Social media and staying HIPAA compliant. What you need to know.

Social media can be a pitfall of security and privacy leaks for health companies Social media has become a very powerful and valuable tool, whether for personal or business use. Also, nowadays, more often than not, people have the need and desire to use social media on a continual basis throughout the day. Historically, medical …

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Using Windows 7 on computers? You are in HIPAA violation!

Running computers with Windows 7 is HIPAA violation as of Jan 15, 2020 End of Life for Windows 7 Windows 7 was launched by Microsoft in October 2009. Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 on January 13, 2015, but extended support was extended until January 14, 2020. From Microsoft’s website: Windows 7 support ended on January 14, 2020 If any of …

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Is your email HIPAA Compliant? What you need to know

There are many free email solutions available these days. @Gmail.com, @outlook.com. @yahoo.com amongst others. But did you know that using those emails for PHI (Protected Health Information) exposes you to violating HIPAA guidelines? Breaking down the HIPAA Guidelines for email The answer to ‘Is your email HIPAA compliant’ boils down to understanding HIPAA guidelines. HIPAA …

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