The HIPAA Journal is the leading provider of news, updates, and independent advice for HIPAA compliance

About The HIPAA Journal

The HIPAA Journal provides the most comprehensive coverage of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (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. The HIPAA Journal has been online for nearly 10 years and has serviced the healthcare compliance community with over 5,000 articles.

The editorial team at The HIPAA Journal has worked hard to provide the best possible 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 reference and information articles are regularly reviewed for accuracy and are immediately updated with the latest regulatory changes.

The HIPAA Journal team is committed to reporting healthcare and HIPAA news when the stories break, ensuring our visitors obtain the latest information on regulatory changes, data breaches and other HIPAA matters.

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Steve Alder, Editor-in-Chief

Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of The HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on The HIPAA Journal. Steve 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 healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics. Steve managers a team of writers and is responsible for the factual and legal accuracy of all content published on The HIPAA Journal. Steve holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Liverpool.

You can contact Steve at: stevealder(at)

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