HIPAA Compliance and Consulting for Dallas & Fort Worth Medical Practices and Organizations

Healthcare providers are usually faced with the challenge of complying with HIPAA’s privacy and security regulations. Corptek offers essential support to medical practices and healthcare organizations, by serving as an outsourced HIPAA compliance officer and providing HIPAA compliance consulting.

Our team of healthcare privacy professionals and HIPAA consultants have worked with privacy, security, and compliance officers across different types of healthcare organizations and are therefore well-equipped to help ensure that your organization remains HIPAA-compliant.

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What Can Corptek’s IT Support Do to Ensure Your HIPAA Compliance?

Were you aware that there are 29 policies that need to be in place to meet the minimum compliance standards set out by HIPAA? Our HIPAA, IT compliance experts, will help you meet these standards by implementing the following IT security and support services within your practice:

  • Managed IT Support

    Managed IT support constitutes a wide range of proactive IT support services that Corptek offers within an easily-budgeted monthly subscription model. It enables us to provide ongoing management, maintenance, and operational monitoring of your IT infrastructure and compliance posture. Your company and patient information need to be secure. With us, you can rest easy knowing that this information will be kept confidential.
  • Encryption

    Encryption services come in handy in ensuring that data is kept safe using encoded texts. Encryption will make you feel confident that the message you’re sending within your internal network is only being read by the intended recipient. Our IT technicians implement comprehensive encryption services to ensure that all the data being passed within your networks stays within it.
  • Vulnerability Scans

    This is a proactive way of ensuring that any issues within your network are addressed before they cause any trouble. A full, comprehensive report is provided by our scanning tools which will reveal any security vulnerabilities–enabling you to make informed decisions about the security of your network. Let our vulnerability management team stay ahead of any potential threats to your data and ensure that you are HIPAA-compliant.
  • Breach Detection

    HIPAA has a breach notification requirement that mandates that you must provide notification in the event that there’s a breach of protected healthcare information. Suppose you become a victim of a data breach event, Corptek will be there to ensure that intrusion attempts are identified and dealt with before they escalate to a level that must be reported.

What Are the Penalties for Violating HIPAA Regulations?

The penalties for violating HIPAA regulations can be severe. In case of a willful violation of HIPAA rules, the minimum fine is $50,000. On the other hand, the maximum criminal penalty for violating HIPAA regulations by an individual is $285,000. You may also be required to pay restitution to the affected party. In addition to the financial penalty, you may have to undergo a jail term for criminal violation of HIPAA regulations.

As you can see, the penalties for non-compliance with HIPAA regulations are dire. As such, it is advisable not to take any chances and let an expert help your organization stay compliant.

Why HIPAA Compliance Support Services Are Important for Healthcare Organizations

It’s for everyone’s benefit that they comply with legislation. With that in mind, government regulations are continually increasing as technology use becomes more and more common in society. You understand better than anyone that it’s vital to keep patient information private, and we know how to ensure that you accomplish that.

Don’t let your patient care services suffer because you are juggling between attending to them and maintaining HIPAA compliance regulations yourself. Corptek’s IT support experts can help ensure that your systems are optimized for maximum efficiency while at the same time ensuring that your employees operate within the HIPAA regulations.

Connect with us today to learn more about our HIPAA IT support and consulting services.

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