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Becky Lowman, MBA, RD, LD, CPHRM, CPPS

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HIPAA Enforcement, Training Requirements, Tips, and Resources

Posted by Becky Lowman, MBA, RD, LD, CPHRM, CPPS on Dec 13, 2018 2:19:32 PM

In 2003, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) began enforcing the HIPAA Privacy Rule. In 2009, OCR began enforcing the HIPAA Security Rule. Every year, there is a steady increase in the number of complaints received and investigated by the OCR. Since 2003, the OCR has received over 186,453 HIPAA complaints, initiated over 905 compliance reviews and resolved 96% of these cases. As a result of these HIPAA complaints, OCR has imposed civil monetary penalties on violators totaling $79 million.[1]

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Topics: HIPAA and Cybersecurity

The Orlando Mass Shooting: A Poignant Reminder of the Impact of Burnout on Healthcare Teams

Posted by Becky Lowman, MBA, RD, LD, CPHRM, CPPS on Jun 21, 2016 12:30:00 PM

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