A Message from our CTO and CISO
Posted on February 8, 2017 in Blog
A MESSAGE FROM OUR CTO and CISO, CHASE DOMBROWSKI
The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) monitors and reports on breaches of over 500 affected individuals, per 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act. These incidents are posted on their website.
It is interesting to see who is violating the rules and the costs associated with those violations.
The compliance auditing of healthcare providers are increasing since the creation of the Omnibus Rule in 2013. As an owner, program director, practice manager or compliance officer, you want to be compliant. This means actively mitigating risk in all scenarios where electronic health information is possibly exchanged. Following best practices, will help in case you are (or when you are) audited by Human Health Service agencies.