By Art Gross – 40 Million – The US state with the highest population is California. At the end of 2019, it was 39.56 million. That’s A LOT of people, right? Yes. However, According to the recent study published by Fortified Health Security, 40 MILLION Americans were affected by a healthcare data breach in 2019 alone.Read More
HIPAA Secure Now!
By Art Gross – If in 2019 you had a HIPAA breach that affected fewer than 500 individuals, you must report that to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by Saturday, February 29, 2020.
By Art Gross – In Carroll County, Georgia, there was a vehicle accident of an unusual kind recently. It resulted in the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights slapping a $65,000 fine on West Georgia Ambulance when they were found to have multiple violations of HIPAA rules.
By Art Gross – We are all affected by bad cyber health. Pay attention, the health of your business depends on it. Wherever you fall in the food chain of the healthcare industry, cybersecurity needs to be at the forefront of your mind.
By Art Gross – Crazy Eight…If only we were talking about a card game. Unfortunately, for Sentara Hospital, we aren’t. Instead, we are referring to them receiving the unwanted title of being the eighth recipient of a HIPAA financial penalty in 2019.
By Art Gross – Amazon isn’t a company that lets an opportunity go by. With the awareness of cybersecurity rising every single day, opportunity presents itself in a variety of ways.
By Art Gross – “Doctor, How Bad Is It?” “I’m not sure, I can’t access your medical records to tell you exactly what the prognosis is.” Recently, this is what Virtual Care Provider had to tell its clients; that the technology services that they were providing were on hacker hiatus.
By Art Gross – You’ve likely heard of a risk analysis. Hopefully, you’ve also performed one for your organization. Whether you’ve been helping your organization work on its HIPAA compliance for years, or you’re new to the world of HIPAA…
By Art Gross – Isn’t it wonderful how technology has made medical care more accessible? Not only can medical professionals be mobile and go TO their patients, but patients can now take ownership via apps and devices…