If, somehow, there is still any doubt about HIPAA-HITECH enforcement being on the upswing, please take a moment to review this new web page on the Office for Civil Rights website: HIPAA Enforcement Training for State Attorneys General.   Hope that HIPAA enforcement is going away is not a sound business risk management strategy.  For many organizations HITECH means “Hey It’s Time to End your Compliance Holidays”.

Here are just a few HIPAA-HITECH-related legal actions and state AGs will be doing much more:

Recent HIPAA-HITECH-related Legal Actions:

Don’t get caught on the HHS/OCR “Wall of Shame”.  Benefit from our expertise by attending one of our complimentary live HIPAA-HITECH web events or availing yourself of the HIPAA-HITECH compliance resources we have assembled for our customers,

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.