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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Cybersecurity

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

Happy New Year! Start the year off by making a New Year’s resolution to improve your cybersecurity. Here is LuxSci’s list of what your organization needs to do to prepare for the new year.

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Looking Ahead: 3 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

We’ve been busy crunching the numbers and analyzing industry trends to bring you our cybersecurity predictions for 2022. Here’s what you should expect in the following year:

2022 Cybersecurity Predictions

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Does Sending Email Using BCC Make It HIPAA Compliant?

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

People have asked us if sending an email to someone via BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) is HIPAA-compliant. Take for example, a doctor’s office sending a newsletter to its patients via BCC. When the patients receive a message sent via BCC, they cannot see who else received it. Some may think that because the recipients are hidden, then this email does not contain any individually identifiable information. They assume that this means that the messages do not contain any “electronic protected health information” (ePHI) that is subject to HIPAA regulations.

However, BCC is actually not good enough to protect ePHI.

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6 Essentials For Privacy and Security in Telehealth

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

HIPAA covers Telehealth but does this make it safe? Learn the measures that ensure patient safety and privacy while using a virtual doctor visit program. 

The rise of telehealth in healthcare has transformed patient-doctor interaction. Nonetheless, the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) still remain a big question. These concerns make sense because a new technology, usually, comes with new challenges.

Luckily, every problem comes with a solution. Thus, making a few smart choices can work wonders to keep the patient data protected.

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If my web site is very simple, do I have to worry about HIPAA compliance?

Friday, March 24th, 2017

We received this questions via Ask Erik from a Physicians’ Association:

“Our company website does not contain any patient information. As a healthcare group, do we need to worry about HIPAA compliance for our site? It contains forms, news and some company polices and procedures but no patient information whatsoever. Thank you.”

Thank you for your question! Here, we delve into how you can answer this for your site.

 

When does a web site need HIPAA compliance

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