3 Common HIPAA Violations

Mar 18, 2021 / by SecureCloudDB posted in Healthcare, HIPAA

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With the healthcare industry accounting for 1 out of 5 data breaches at an average cost of $7.13 million USD, how well an organization can maintain Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance can mean the difference between recovery and bankruptcy. This makes finding and remediating HIPAA violations a priority for a healthcare provider’s IT team. 

This article takes a look at three common violations — failure to perform risk analysis and management, failure to enforce access controls of patient health information, and failure to use encryption to safeguard data — as well as how SecureCloudDB makes compliance easy. 

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