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HIPAA – HITNOTS Wall of Shame


The below link lists all breaches reported within the last 24 months that are currently under investigation by the Office for Civil Rights, OCR.

As required by section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information (PHI) affecting 500 or more individuals. The following breaches have been reported :


ICD-11 Already ???

ICD-11 is scheduled for 2018.  Read this article to learn more.

ICD-11 Scheduled to be Finalized by 2018


Remote Control – Telecommuting in HIM

Is working remotely for you?  Read this article to help you decide.

Remote Control – How to be a Successful HIM Telecommuter



Ransomware, Breaches – Preventive Practices

Ransomware attacks lock a computer system to prevent data access until money is paid.  Ransomware attacks are considered HIPAA Breaches.  Read all the details and preventive practices here:


Ransomware, Breaches… Preventive Practices