By Art Gross – A data breach within your business. You think it won’t happen, you hope it doesn’t happen, but what if it does happen? What are your next steps? Like most things in healthcare, timing is essential. You need to think quickly and act swiftly during a time when your head might not be set and sorted to do so.Read More
Health IT Security and Compliance
By Matt Fisher – Who can be on a healthcare organization’s system and who can access patient information? HIPAA establishes very clear guidelines and expectations on that front.
By Art Gross – The saying goes that you’re never fully dressed without a smile, but the reality for many people today is that you’re never fully dressed until you put on your smartwatch. Or your phone in your pocket. Or your health and fitness monitor at the gym.
By Matt Fisher – The debate around privacy that had been forefront of mind for many prior to COVID-19 disrupting everything has not gone away. Instead, privacy has been simmering in the background, every so often be thrust into the spotlight during the course of the pandemic.
By Art Gross – As we end this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, never has it been more important to make sure that you are informed and making smart cyber choices in both your personal and professional life.
In the final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we asked our experts, “What do they see in the future for healthcare and connected devices?” Learn more about this annual campaign at #BeCyberSafe.
By Anthony Comfort – Week 4 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is about the “Future of Connected Devices”. From the novelty of their introduction to the necessity of today, connected devices will contribute to more effective healthcare.
By Art Gross – The story narrative varies slightly from episode to episode, but the outcome is generally the same. Pay a fine, make a plan, regret not doing this all in the first place. This isn’t some soap opera or Netflix binge-worthy series; this is real life and the characters are the healthcare industry and Office for Civil Rights.
By Matt Fisher – Not a day can go by without the importance of security being underscored as the means by which privacy can be maintained. Data breaches continue to be disclosed daily, if not more frequently, HIPAA settlements are coming fast and furious as 2020 goes on, and outside threats are always rising.