Herding Cats: Controlling the Privacy Breach Epidemic in Healthcare
Community Guest Blog Post by Rita Bowen, MA RHIA, CHPS, SSGB, Senior Vice President and Privacy Officer, HealthPort
Like herding cats, adhering to HIPAA and preventing privacy breaches is a full-time effort requiring concentration and diligence. Over 90 percent of breaches are caused by human error. The remaining are more nefarious, potentially involving medical identity theft, medical fraud or organized crime.