While HIPAA privacy and security may seem like interchangeable concepts, this post will examine the difference between HIPAA privacy and HIPAA security. It will also look at how and why you should maintain HIPAA compliance to ensure both are maintained effectively.
As a medical or dental professional, you have an extensive amount of patient data that you need to keep secure. Not only do you need to worry about HIPAA compliance and auditing, but you also need to keep your data safe to retain your patients' trust and comfort when using your services. Luckily, there are many safeguards you can use to keep your data safe that are easy to install and maintain. Here are essential data safeguards every medical practice needs to install.