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HIPAA Corner

A fair warning on FairWarning ®

On April 21, Baptist will begin implementing FairWarning®, a new software tool designed to monitor instances where a patient’s electronic health record is inappropriately accessed. The software allows remote teams to review audit trails, specifically looking at data from …

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Hacking incidents and targeted phishing emails

You can read this and any Leader article on any smartphone, tablet or computer by visiting baptistleader.org. Recently there have been several hacking incidents. The purpose of these hacking incidents is to provide the hackers with specific personal …

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HIPAA Corner: Phishing

You may not realize it, but you are a phishing target both at work and at home. Your information is worth a tremendous amount of money to cyber criminals. YOU are the most effective weapon to detect and …

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Issue: Cyber Attacks

Premera Blue Cross, a health plan in the Pacific Northwest, is notifying 11 million individuals about a cyber attack that exposed personal information. On Jan. 29, 2015, Premera discovered that cyber attackers had executed a sophisticated attack to …

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Access to your own medical record

Team members may not use their employee access to Baptist’s computer systems to access their own medical record. Employee access is to be used for work-related purposes only. To access their personal health records, team members should sign up for a …

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Crime Doesn’t Pay

A former medical assistant at a South Florida medical practice has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing patient identities from a hospital database. The employee stole the identities by accessing the hospital system’s database …

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