Managing the Top 5 Risks of a HIPAA Breach

The New Era of HIPAA Enforcement – Managing the Top 5 Risks of a “HIPAA Breach” in the Ambulance Industry

A new round of government enforcement action and audits is now in “full swing.” In today’s world of medical transportation, we have a legal obligation to protect patient information, even in the emergent setting that is often difficult to control. Most “breaches” of patient information are due to failure to pay attention to common sense issues. This session will identify the top 5 areas of risk for a breach of “protected health information” (PHI) and will provide practical tips on how to avoid them, and how to manage them in the event a breach occurs.