Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gearing Up for HIPAA Compliance Audits in IT, Part 2: Business Associates

If you’re responsible for health IT at a HIPAA-covered entity, you’re probably thinking more seriously about the reality of HIPAA compliance audits, which are getting underway this year. As I discussed in my first post on HIPAA audits a couple … Continue reading

Gearing Up for HIPAA Compliance Audits in IT, Part 1

When theĀ Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – affectionately known as HIPAA – was passed in 1996, no one was seriously thinking about how things like the Internet, electronic health records (EHRs), cloud computing and smartphones would affect personal … Continue reading