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Play your part to protect patients

Sometimes things happen that could cause a privacy or security problem for a patient. By reporting these incidents, you can help ensure Baptist fosters and maintains the safest culture possible. The Privacy and Security Incident form makes reporting …

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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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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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HIPAA Corner

San Francisco public health officials had to notify nearly 56,000 patients that their personal information may have been compromised by theft of eight unencrypted laptops. How could this have been avoided? Secure all doors to the building and …

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Online safety

As we hear of new online data breaches every day, it’s becoming more and more important to know how to protect ourselves online. Below are a few tips you can follow to make sure you and your data …

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Baptist transforms privacy and security department

Baptist recently transformed its privacy and security department. The group, which comprises four colleagues, is responsible for protecting patient information and ensuring that Baptist follows federal and state privacy laws, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act …

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