In the past 12 months, there were 393 protected health information breach incidents reported to HHS. The incidences included malicious email hacking, unauthorized access to EHRs, and medical records as well as inadequate third-party business agreements.
It is our job as healthcare professionals to protect patient health information.
Here is a list of common reasons for HIPAA violations, so you are aware of what is being reported… and how to be proactive in protecting our patient’s information.
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