Do you know what the HIPAA Security Rule is? What about the Privacy Rule? If you're a health provider, it's paramount you understand what both of these regulations are, otherwise you could end up like a number of health companies - in a financial mess.
"It's paramount that you understand what HIPAA's Security and Privacy Rules are, respectively."
Take St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts, which broke HIPAA's Security Rule by violating regulations regarding electronic Protected Health Information, according to Elizabeth Snell of Health Security.