This is an entirely hypothetical question. Lets say a clinic has a computer in their waiting room for checking email, surfing the web etc. while patients wait. Lets also assume whoever signed this up ...
Is there an explicit standard for protected health info security similar to the one for the Payment Card Industry (PCI)?
See the following for dealing with credit information: https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/security_standards/ Does a similar standard exist for PHI? Is one being developed?
The role of HIPAA Security Officer is very important in maintaining compliance. In smaller organizations, there's overlap in employees' roles, so the person that ends up as the HIPAA Security Officer ...
As HIPAA's language is somewhat vague when it comes to actual technical requirements, what are best practices for PHI encryption for HIPAA compliance? I've seen varying levels at different ...
If a website has a private forum (membership is not free) where people may ask health questions and paid Doctors are around to answer them, do normal HIPAA compliance rules apply? In any forum, ...