3 Compliance Considerations for HIPAA-Required Breach Response

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

In the wake of a breach, navigating a response to quickly eradicate the hackers from the network and reduce the impact of an attack is no easy feat. But in the healthcare sector, ensuring a response is also compliant with HIPAA and other state and federal regulations further escalates response challenges.

In January, research from Buck showed that many health plan sponsors struggle to comply with HIPAA and an even greater number were not prepared to face an audit from the Office for Civil Rights.

Meanwhile, a recent report showed just 44 percent of healthcare provider organizations comply with NIST Cybersecurity Framework standards, a key element...

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