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What Is the Minimum Necessary Standard & What Does It Mean for Your Practice?

Do not be misled by complaining requestors under the wrongful claim of “Minimum Necessary” Violations. Annoyed and confrontational requestors may challenge the content provided in response to a request for… Read More

10 Myths of Security Risk Analysis Debunked

The HIPAA Security Rule requires organizations subject to HIPAA to conduct a Security Risk Analysis (SRA) to identify, address and mitigate risks to protected health information (PHI). The Office of… Read More

Requirements of a Comprehensive Security Risk Analysis

HIPAA requires covered entities and business associates conduct a Security Risk Analysis (SRA) to ensure compliance with addressable and required elements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security rules. The intent… Read More

It’s the Final Countdown! Complete Your SRA Before Year-end

Our apologies if THAT song from the 80s is now playing in your head, but it may be the reminder you need to get this required year-end to-do crossed off… Read More

DataFile Security and Compliance Advisors Named #1 by KLAS!

Continuing the commitment to the highest standards of security and compliance for our clients, DataFile is proud to share recent news regarding our security reporting vendor. This year, CynergisTek, a… Read More

Security Risk Analysis: It’s Not Black and White

It’s that time of year again! The air is crisp, the leaves are changing colors and Halloween is right around the corner. In healthcare, the season change also provides us… Read More

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