OCR Boosting HIPAA Security Enforcement

The health care industry can soon expect a greater emphasis on enforcing the HIPAA security rule than in years past.

That’s the message that Susan McAndrew, deputy director for privacy at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, delivered May 11 at the Safeguarding Health Information conference in Washington. OCR sponsored the conference with the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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