This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Breach Planning Tips

The interim final breach notification rule, now in effect, requires healthcare organizations and their business associates to report breaches to federal authorities as well as those affected.  With the number of breaches growing on the HHS “Wall of Shame”, and over 3% of the American public having Protected Health Information disclosed, organizations are now focusing their efforts on preventing breaches. You should be working on your plan … now! If you’re wondering if you should be establishing a data breach plan, the answer is Unequivocally Yes! Having a breach plan in place today is like having a disaster recovery plan in place for your data center 30 years ago.  Without one, organizations are creating unnecessary risk on top of the inherent risk in having a breach.  Breach notification planning is part of basic risk management in the new millennium! Learn more…

  1. Read more on HealthInfoSecurity.com: Data Breach Planning Notification Tips – How to Avoid Creating Unnecessary Risk
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Bob Chaput

CEO at Clearwater Compliance
Bob Chaput is widely recognized for his extensive and in-depth knowledge of healthcare compliance and cyber risk management, and is one of the industry’s leading authorities in healthcare information security today. As a leading authority safeguarding health data, Chaput has supported hundreds of hospitals and health systems to successfully manage healthcare’s evolving cybersecurity threats and ensure patient safety.