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Briefings on HIPAA, February 2016

Briefings on HIPAA, February 1, 2016

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Prevention is better than a cure. In the world of HIPAA privacy and security, training and awareness are among the most important aspects of prevention. The best laid policies and procedures won't keep your patient's PHI safe if no one knows how or why to follow them. But effective and engaging training methods can be elusive. Employees and administrators might begin to treat their annual training as routine, going through the motions to get their certificate, and then falling victim to a phishing attack that could have been avoided. New hires may be overwhelmed by the scope of HIPAA—it's a huge law—or struggle to connect it to their job duties. Developing education and awareness strategies that capture employees' attention and build privacy and security into the culture of their workplace can be a tall order.

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