A few random HIPAA compliance tips for physician practices

Check EHR login information  Look at employee trails left in the computer logs to  get a feel for when employees are trying to access something they shouldn't. This goes for your practice management system too.

Recheck you breach notification policy as required by HIPAA  What will your practice do in thte event of a HIPAA breach?

Document everything your practice does to comply with HIPAA  Not only will this help you after a breach has occurred (shows you are and/or trying to be in compliance), this excersise will highlight where you are not in compliance with HIPAA.

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