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HIPAA Security

HIPAA Security

Tips and helpful hints

  • Do not share passwords.
  • Keep stored passwords secure, not on your PC or desk.
  • Set a Screen Saver to automatically appear after 10 minutes and use password protect.
  • Keep computer monitors that display protected information out of view from others.
  • Use strong passwords when possible.
  • Do not send unencrypted patient information over the internet, by e-mail or as an attachment in an e-mail. Use encryption if available.
  • Do not use unencrypted portable or mobile media such as thumb drives or PDA's to store protected information.

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