By Art Gross – Small businesses are often thought to be a forgotten entity when it comes to cybercrime. On the surface, it seems like a fair assumption that hackers wouldn’t target small businesses when there are large enterprises with much greater assets.Read More
Health IT Security and Compliance
By Marty Puranik – Especially given the Breach Notification Rule, the requirement to send out notifications to patients and other parties following compromise of your healthcare information defenses, it is important to think specifically about what a breach is and how likely ones of different types are to occur.
As Hurricane Florence struck the East Coast, a new survey reveals that only slightly more than half of healthcare providers believe their organization’s disaster plan is comprehensive enough to cover a variety of disaster scenarios both inside the organization and across the community.
Attend the next HIPAA Chat Wednesday, September 26th. Hear industry experts discuss HIPAA and HITECH Act Compliance, Security, Host David Harlow invites John Lynn to take questions with him.
By Matt Fisher – The excuses for health information not freely flowing are numerous, but very often come back to alleged privacy concerns under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and its associated regulations, or “HIPAA” as it is more often referred to.
By Art Gross – A recent survey conducted by the health insurance company Aetna revealed some significant results as to what consumers consider to be their most important concern in terms of healthcare.
By Robert F. Bacon – The provider community has been begging for documentation reform for over 20 years, and there is no question that simplifying the complex requirements of clinical documentation is necessary.
To address the growing misunderstandings, risks and complexities when leveraging service providers, HITRUST® is introducing a new program to clarify the roles and responsibilities regarding ownership and operation of security controls…
We regularly publish resources on cybersecurity to help physician practices, hospitals and business associates understand how to best thwart attacks and minimize exposure if there is a breach.