Posts Tagged: ransom

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 »

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) Home healthcare industry braces for another Medicare cut. Modern Healthcare, June 28, 2016. The Affordable Care Act mandated the cut of $180 million. 2) FDA Approves First Pill to Treat All Forms of Hepatitis… Read the rest »

Yes, hackers are getting bolder and more sophisticated. A Kansas hospital was attacked with ransomware. After the hospital paid the demanded ransom, the attackers then demanded a second ransom to decrypt data. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up… Read the rest »