Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Officials push for national PFAS drinking water standard AP There is a push for a national drinking water standard in regards to forever chemicals. Houston Methodist makes good on threat to suspend employees who refused… Read the rest »
As more and more data is accessible at the touch of a fingertip with technology, it may be of no surprise that healthcare is moving towards immediate access too. ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule requires physicians to provide patients with electronic access to their records with no delay and at no cost. We can help… 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: Virgin Galactic to fly researcher to space for conducting experiments Reuters Researcher Kellie Gerardi will be flown into space to test new healthcare technologies. WHO grants emergency approval to 2nd Chinese COVID vaccine AP The… Read the rest »
Unfortunately, the answer is probably ‘yes’. All too often, vendor risks and contracts are not managed correctly. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice. (To subscribe to our blog click… Read the rest »
The government is continuing to audit healthcare practices regarding compliance. It is essential that you are up to date on your compliance training and that you are routinely utilizing your compliance plan. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and… Read the rest »
Ransomware continues to be a popular method of hacking by cybercriminals in the wake of COVID-19. Breaches, cyberattacks and ransomware can have a large impact on a healthcare facility. The aftermath is different for ever facility and some facilities are even forced to shut down for good. We can help your practice stay on top… Read the rest »
Breaches and cybercrime have skyrocketed in the wake of COVID-19, especially in healthcare. It’s essential that you take steps now to protect your practice’s protected health information (PHI). We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news, rules, regulations and trends. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on… Read the rest »
Unfortunately, a single employee can cost you your patients, your reputation, and large expenses in fines and penalties. Mistakes or bad acts by one employee can even force you to shut your doors for good. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. Subscribe to stay… Read the rest »
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