Working in the healthcare industry means more than treating patients. In addition to patient care, your practice’s staff also has to maintain compliance with complicated, regularly updated HIPAA regulations.
If so, then that means they’re supporting…
How Severe Are HIPAA Penalties, Really?
The penalties for HIPAA violations range from $100 to $50,000 and there’s a maximum penalty of $1.5 million for repeat violations. You can also end up with criminal charges resulting in jail time.
In a nutshell, HIPAA compliance isn’t something you can afford to overlook.
We know the secret to avoiding mistakes: work with a trusted team of experts! When you choose to work with us, we will:
· Conduct a risk assessment to identify gaps between your existing security measures and compliance requirements.
· Implement the proper technical safeguards to address gaps and protect electronic protected health information.
· Assist in creating the policies and procedures needed to keep your staff operating in a way that’s compliant at all times.
With so much to consider, it’s vital that you have a reliable and knowledgeable partner in IT to help you effectively maintain your HIPAA compliance posture.
We have been helping healthcare facilities and practices throughout the region build reinforced IT strategies that work within their business model to make them more productive and efficient.