By Grant Elliott – There’s an inherent risk to doing business, particularly business that touches personal data. For years now, the business community – from healthcare to retail – has focused on the threat prevention aspect of data security. The post Why Integrated Risk Management is Becoming the Preferred Approach to Data Security appeared first […]
ONC and OCR Bolster the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool with New Features and Improved Functionality
Patients expect not only quality health care to keep them healthy, but also trust that their most sensitive health information will be protected from threats and vulnerabilities that could lead to the compromise of one’s health information. The post ONC and OCR Bolster the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool with New Features and Improved Functionality […]
This week’s Friday Five offers thoughts and advice about cybersecurity from industry leaders in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The post The Friday Five – Industry Experts on Cyber Security Awareness Month appeared first on HealthcareNOWradio.com.
An SRA is a requirement under the HIPAA Security Rule, which directs covered entities and business associates to conduct a thorough and accurate assessment on the risks and vulnerabilities to ePHI. Join us and register for this event to learn more. The post What 500 Security Risk Assessments Reveal About the State of Security in […]
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. The post Healthcare Data Breaches Rise Along with Consumer Concerns of Privacy and Data Security appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, […]
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… The post HITRUST Program Addresses Security Risks and Inefficiencies When Leveraging Cloud Service Providers appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By Marty Callahan – When was the last time you updated yourself on the slew of regulations that impact hospital revenue cycle? If you have to think too hard, that’s probably a good sign you and your organization are at risk of running afoul of one of the many standards that silently hover above your […]
By Art Gross – Our healthcare data holds a multitude of sensitive information regarding our personal lives. That information could include our full name, date of birth, home address, health history, diagnoses, and test results to name a few pieces of information. The post Healthcare Data Security: Less of a Concern for U.S. Adults than […]
By Art Gross – Human-error; we talk about it all the time, but what exactly do we mean? Human-error occurs when an individual performs a task or does something with an unintended outcome. The post Security Awareness Training – Time to Jump on the Bandwagon appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
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