4 Quality HIPAA Resources for Your Business

We’ll be the first to tell you no one person or company can “know it all”. That’s why at PK Tech, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with value-add resources and partnerships to lean on for additional industry-relevant information.

Just like how you consume the news, it’s important to read different resources, perspectives and up-to-date sources when self-educating on HIPAA compliance.

HIPAA | Technology Survival Guide 

Maybe you’re HIPAA compliant but still looking for ways to continue to improve your healthcare organization from a technology perspective. Enter the “Technology Survival Guide”.  Three easy ways to start improving the way your organization approaches HIPAA compliance and patient information management.

How to Ensure Technology HIPAA Compliance in Your Business

HIPAA. Most people have heard the acronym, you might even know what it stands for, but do you really know what it means for your business? 
HIPAA does not just matter for your primary physician.. If you accept health insurance as payment OR if you’re a vendor for a client that accepts health insurance funds AND you have access to electronic patient health records, you must comply with HIPAA regulations.

Healthcare: Prevent insider threats

Healthcare is the only industry where insider threats pose the greatest threat to sensitive data, with 58 percent of security incidents coming from people working within the organization itself. Here’s a look at five ways to prevent such breaches.

#1 Educate - The workforce (meaning all healthcare employees) must be educated on allowable uses and disclosures of protected health information (PHI) and the risk associated with certain behaviors, patient privacy, and data security.