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October 31, 2018
To get new technology into hospitals faster, the Digital Health Collaborative wants to standardize security risk assessments and business associates agreements.
August 04, 2017
As a wake-up call to other health IT vendors, the OIG's senior counsel airs a video in which he calls eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act violation a 'new area of healthcare fraud.'
August 15, 2016
Investors are nervous about bitcoin's future value after Bitfinex, one of the world's "big four" bitcoin exchanges, was hacked and had nearly $65 million worth of bitcoins stolen. Also in recent ...
July 28, 2016
The Privacy Shield data transfer pact finally received the green light from U.S. and EU privacy regulators, and businesses can begin registering to comply with the framework Aug. 1. Also in recent ...
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Protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, is the demographic information, medical histories, test and laboratory results, mental health conditions, insurance information and other data that a healthcare ... Continue Reading
Healthcare cybersecurity can be likened to those old movie westerns pitting the good guys against the bad guys. Back then, however, it was easy to distinguish the white hats from the black hats. Not so in today's complex, sinister world of computer ... Continue Reading
Hospitals that face an influx of medical imaging data can benefit from a hybrid cloud model to store data and enable disaster recovery services. Continue Reading
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HIPAA business associates can expect more compliance penalties in 2017. MSPs should take steps to ensure they are meeting the requirements. Continue Reading
Before MSPs take on HIPAA compliance work, experts advise they understand the regulatory framework they're subject under, obtain certifications and mitigate the risks. Continue Reading
SOC 2 evaluations can be helpful tools for organizations assessing their HIPAA compliance, but companies should not solely rely on them. Compliance expert Mike Chapple explains why. Continue Reading
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With new storage tools and evolving backup practices, it is crucial covered entities remain HIPAA-compliant with their backups. Here are a few ways to ensure compliance. Continue Reading
COVID-19 vaccines open up a Pandora's Box of issues for companies learning how to deal with the return to offices and other workplaces. Here's why technology is critical. Continue Reading
IT leaders must be vigilant against cyberfraud. Use this list of fraud compliance statutes and prevention tips to protect IT resources, customers and your company's reputation. Continue Reading
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Putting together a HIPAA compliance program can be fraught with difficulty. Review best practices and a HIPAA compliance checklist to avoid common pitfalls and pass an audit. Continue Reading
Shawn Wiora, CIO at Creative Solutions in Healthcare, pursued an end-to-end cloud strategy, which resulted in improved security, better performance and IT cultural transformation. Continue Reading
The Community Health Systems breach in 2014 provided a learning opportunity for organizations handling PHI. Expert Mike Chapple reviews the key takeaways from the breach. Continue Reading