Auditing and logging for HIPAA

Auditing and logging for HIPAA

Auditing and logging are an important part of the HIPAA Security Rule, but the rule contains no specifics on this requirement. According to HIPAA Security Rule – 164.312(b):“Implement hardware, software, and/or procedural mechanisms that record and examine...
How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

A Judge ruled in favor of the Office of Civil Rights and upheld a fine of $4,348,000 against MD Anderson, a cancer treatment and research center in Texas.  This was the 4th largest fine in history for HIPAA violations. What led to this judgement, and what can we learn...