About HIPAA Journal
The HIPAA Journal
We provide the most comprehensive coverage of HIPAA news anywhere online, in addition to independent advice about HIPAA compliance and the best practices to adopt to avoid data breaches, HIPAA violations and regulatory fines.
Our ultimate ambition for this website is for it to become the number one resource on all matters relating to HIPAA and be the first location healthcare professionals look to obtain the information they need to protect the privacy of patients and avoid causing HIPAA violations. Our short term aims include making the HIPAA Journal the most comprehensive resource available anywhere on HIPAA regulations.
To assist HIPAA-covered entities achieve – and maintain – compliance with state and federal regulations governing the use, storage and disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII), we have compiled a comprehensive HIPAA Compliance Guide. This guide will be the first of a number of compliance and best practice guides that we will be issuing over the coming weeks.
We are committed to reporting healthcare and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act news when the stories break, ensuring our visitors obtain the latest information on regulatory changes, data breaches and other HIPAA matters.
Our articles are written to high journalistic standards and are deemed to be factual and correct at the time of posting. We make all reasonable efforts to ensure this website is updated with news as and when it happens.
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Steve Alder, Editor-in-Chief
Steve Alder has many years of experience as an international professional copywriter and journalist, and comes from a background in market research. He is a specialist on legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other complex legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics to date. Steve holds a B.Sc. from the University of Liverpool.
You can contact Steve at: stevealder(at)hipaajournal.com.
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