Six Steps to Lock Down Patient Data

Six Steps to Lock Down Patient Data

Think your practice is too small for a data breach to occur? Think again. It’s vital to stay on the right side of HIPAA requirements for data security. This isn’t always easy and can cost a significant amount, but in general, locking down data is less expensive than damage control after a breach. Breaches of patient information are on the rise—138% from 2012 to 2013, according to breach data reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). And...