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27 Jul
How Long Does OSHA Certification Last?

Ensuring a safe and compliant work environment is of utmost importance in any industry, especially in the healthcare sector, where patient care and employee well-being are critical. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plays a vital role in setting and enforcing safety standards across...

13 Jul
What Strategies Are Used to Prevent HIPAA Privacy Violations?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a set of federal regulations that protect the privacy and security of patient health information. HIPAA violations can result in significant financial penalties, so it is important for healthcare organizations to take steps to prevent them. There...

Advocate Health Care Settles Potential HIPAA Penalties for $5.55 Million

Advocate Health Care Network (Advocate) has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), for multiple potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) involving electronic protected health information (ePHI). Advocate has...

$750,000 settlement highlights the need for HIPAA business associate agreements

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A. of North Carolina (Raleigh Orthopaedic) has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle charges that it potentially violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule by handing over protected health information (PHI) for approximately 17,300 patients to...