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Do No Harm: HIPAA's Role In Preventing ID Theft
As organizations (known in the legal jargon as "covered entities") begin their risk assessments and risk management planning, it's important to remember one of the key principles of the regulations, and that is patient protection. The standard clearly states that the organization must ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information (PHI) and safeguard it from threats, hazards and unauthorized disclosure, but the act neglects to underscore why it's important to do so.
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