Encryption, Encryption, Encryption

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Encryption, Encryption, Encryption

Time to Encrypt !!!
The biggest HIT treat is simply loss or physical theft of a device with access to PHI.  According to OCR data theft and loss of unencrypted laptops and devices account for a majority of HIPAA privacy and security breaches nearing 60 percent.  Encryption of both hardware that may leave the office and any outbound emails can go a long way to preventing a breach.  Also once these tools have been implement employee education, both initial and ongoing, is another vital step in ensuring encryption is affective.