Whose job is it? Navigating compliance, OCR enforcement, and the PHI risk threat landscape
The year 2016 was record-breaking—but not in a good way. In 2016, OCR enforcement activity resulted in more cumulative settlements than in any previous year. The year’s many multimillion-dollar fines served notice: Healthcare organizations must exercise extreme vigilance in assuring and maintaining HIPAA compliance.
According to the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, nearly three-fourths of all healthcare data security incidents were attributed to insider threats. And though many of the breaches occurred within a span of minutes or even seconds, more than half of the breaches were not discovered for days. Months were required to discover more than a third of the breaches.
Watch this on-demand as privacy specialists examine the events and incidents that made 2016 such a notably notorious year.