Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

Imagine the following frightening scenario: You try to log into your patient database and find that you are locked out. In your email is a message from someone claiming to have access to the database and all of the PHI contained within it. The message says that they will give you back your database access,… Read the rest »

It’s a large concern and one of the biggest challenges currently facing hospitals. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Medical device cybersecurity… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals ramp up efforts to reduce maternal deaths in Michigan. Crain’s, December 20, 2017. Michigan ranks eighth in the nation for its maternal mortality rate and hospitals are attempting to lower this number. 2)… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Senate Soundly Rejects Repeal-Only Health Plan. The New York Times, July 26, 2017. The Senate rejected a measure that would repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. 2) Romania to pass… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) U.S. Charges Four With Trading Insider Trips on Health-Care Policy. The Wall Street Journal, May 24, 2017. Federal prosecutors filed insider-trading charges concerning information about government-funding levels for cancer treatments and kidney dialysis. 2)… Read the rest »

Many hospitals have chosen to pay ransoms to get access to their systems after a hacker has taken over. FBI Director James Comey said this is a mistake. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Why Intuitive Surgical Is Increasing R&D Spending by Over 30%. Fox Business, February 7, 2017. Intuitive Surgical is increasing research and development funding to work on the next generation of robotic surgery. 2) Children’s… Read the rest »

Many cybersecurity lessons were learned in 2016. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Breaches, hacking, ransomware and more were rampant in 2016.… Read the rest »