By Matt Fisher – As 2021 starts to quickly draw to a close, instead of focusing on what could happen in 2022, what could the remaining roughly month and a half of this year have in store? Any crystal ball will always admittedly be murky in most instances, but that is arguably where some of the fun can come in too.Read More
Health IT Security and Compliance
By Matt Fisher – Security will only be as good as the design and implementation behind it. Acknowledging those realities is important to help ensure that security is actually built into systems and that data are actually protected. However, what is behind those concepts? That is where the nuance will arise.
By Art Gross – Before you buy a home, an inspection is completed as a way of exposing any potential issues to you as a buyer. This can give you leverage when it comes to purchasing price negotiation since these liabilities can often present risks to you as a resident. Those risks can come in the form of cost or even dangerous situations.
CHIME and AEHIS fielded a survey of its membership’s Chief Information Security Officers to determine the impact cybersecurity incidents had on healthcare in the last year, finding widespread impacts on organizations and the need for more education and resources.
By Paul Nadrag – As new variants emerge, COVID-19 continues to have healthcare providers’ top focus. Knowing this, criminals are using the pandemic as cover to inundate hospitals, health systems and other providers with surge after surge of cyberattacks.
By Mona Abutaleb – The high-stakes threat landscape healthcare organizations operate in today demands that IT partners and hosting providers go beyond HIPAA compliance. It’s time to demand HITRUST CSF certification as well.
Week 4 and final week of our Cybersecurity Awareness Month is all about making security a priority. We had no problem rounding up security experts that can get on board with this theme. From large scale health systems to rural hospitals to small medical practices, be cyber smart and make security a priority.
By Jordan Bazinsky – The healthcare system represents one of the most significant parts of our economy, one that is very personal to everyone who engages with it. Yet, the story of the healthcare system is also the story of healthcare data: its creation, sharing, and use to improve health for individuals and populations.
By Lee Barrett – National Cybersecurity Awareness Month continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation. This is critical for the healthcare industry as organizations look to develop and maintain a high level of stakeholder trust when it comes to privacy and security.