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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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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
A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual it pertains to. Continue Reading
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In this video, Lauren Kunze, CEO of Pandorabots, discusses why we shouldn't expect to see many chatbots in healthcare or fintech anytime soon. Continue Reading
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
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Medical facilities sometimes believe security is equivalent to compliance with HIPAA -- but not so fast. Organizations must consider other aspects when guarding patient data. Continue Reading
Customers with HIPAA obligations raise pressing issues for the channel partner. Austin Justice, vice president at Justice IT Consulting, describes the top challenges. Continue Reading
ICIT Fellow Robert Lord discusses the exploitation of protected health information on the deep web and gives cybersecurity tips on how to best protect these valuable records. Continue Reading
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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
Business associate audits make service providers open to HIPAA regulatory violations but may be a resource and budget boon for compliance officers. Continue Reading