Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, and HIPAA Continue to be Top Stories in Healthcare

The challenges of cybersecurity in healthcare are continuing to be top stories this year. Ransomware and malware continue to be the cyber criminals key to shutting down and obtaining personal health information. Personal health data still can be worth up to $1000 on the dark web and to hackers. Here are some resources and thoughts from thought leaders in the industry on helping with these challenges.

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Payment Matters: Host Jeff Lin is joined by two security experts to discuss security and compliance in healthcare payments. Tune in as Jon Sternstein, and Noah Dermer answer questions about healthcare payment security, PCI compliance and what healthcare organizations needs to know about protecting data at their organization.

Conversations on Healthcare: Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with David Houlding, Microsoft’s Principal Healthcare Lead and international expert on blockchain, AI and cybersecurity issues impacting health information technology. He discusses the challenges of keeping health data safe, while improving access to patients and clinicians, with a growing emphasis on blockchain, AI and the cloud to advance health data security capabilities.

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Art Gross, President and CEO, HIPAA Secure Now! Their services help CEs and BAs comply with the complex HIPAA regulations and protect patient information. Art is one of our most read authors on HITECH Answers with his current information on breaches, HIPAA, cybersecurity, phishing attacks, and SRAs to name a few topics he covers.

By Matt Fisher, Partner and Healthcare Lawyer at Mirick O’Connell. Matt is also the host of Healthcare de Jure radio show on Matt focuses his practice on health law and all areas of corporate transactions. Matt’s health law practice includes advising clients on complying with requirements of HIPAA, the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and other regulations in the context of daily operations, contractual arrangements, and relationships. Matt writes regularly on these topics.

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Healthcare Cybersecurity Strategy – Legacy Data Management Planning is Key to Deflecting Cyberattacks
Information security is top of mind for most healthcare organizations. As IT teams work to protect their networks and go-forward EHRs from potential cyberattacks, legacy applications can often be left vulnerable, becoming targets. One of the easiest tools to reduce exposure and aid in your security strategy is creating a legacy data management plan.

HIPAA-Compliant IT Infrastructure Guide
This e-book looks at healthcare law and what organizations must do to maintain compliance. With healthcare IT growing, the need for federally compliant infrastructure to process and store the electronic protected health information (ePHI) that is protected by the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is on the rise as well.