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Vulnerability Management

Vulnerability Management – $150,000 Fine Issued for Unpatched Software Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) failed to implement software patches resulting in a breach that affected approximately 2,700 patients. The vulnerability in their system could have been addressed by software …

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Network Management

$418,000 Fine Issued for Poor Network Management Virtua Medical Group (VMG), based in New Jersey, compromised the PHI of 1,650 individuals as the result of a misconfigured server. A vendor of Virtua updated software on a website that stored documents. …

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HIPAA Asset Management

Lost Laptop Puts 1,500 Patients at Risk — Pointing to Need for HIPAA Asset Management An employee of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS) lost an unencrypted laptop on public transportation. The laptop contained the PHI …

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Data Loss Prevention

Data Protection (Part V): Data Loss Prevention Patient Data Loss as a Result of Ransomware Attack FABEN Obstetrics and Gynecology was the vicitim of a ransomware attack that infected servers containing patient files from January 2007 through April 2017. A …

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Access Management

Limiting PHI Exposure (Part IV): Access Management What is Access Management? As part of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, user access to PHI must be restricted to the “minimum necessary” that allows the individual to perform his or her job functions. …

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TBHI Faculty to Present Telehealth Training at APA 2019...

TBHI Faculty to Provide Telehealth Training for the APA 2019 Convention The American Psychological Association (APA) will be conducting the APA 2019 convention on August 8-11, Thursday to Sunday, at Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Marlene Maheu of the Telebehavioral Health Institute, …

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New Hampshire PSYPACT

New Hampshire Enacts PSYPACT! The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) recently announced that New Hampshire’s Governor Chris Sununu signed PSYPACT legislation (NH SB 232) into law on July 10th, 2019, making New Hampshire the 12th state to …