GUEST POST: Compliance as a Five-Way Conversation
David R. Jackson is a compliance manager, and has been for over twenty years. As a consequence, he knows better than anyone the delicate balancing act being a compliance professional requires.
Compliance leadership within a business requires maintaining five different conversations concurrently: (1) with the business, (2) with senior management, (3) with other teams that support the business, (4) with the government agencies and industry groups that provide external oversight, and (5) with the compliance staff. The challenge is not carrying out any one conversation, but juggling all conversations at the same time, and constantly shifting gears between conversations with different audiences.
OCR To Devote Greater Resources To HIPAA Breaches Affecting Fewer Than 500 Individuals
Christine Bulgozdi Associate Editor Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD 2018 The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced in August that they would be focusing more efforts on investigating breaches of Protected Health Information (PHI) affecting fewer than 500 individuals. Currently, regional offices investigate all breaches affecting more than 500 individuals, but only …