Posts Tagged: #cyberattack

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Eye clinic cyberattack may have exposed info from 500K patients Healthcare IT News Hackers of an Iowa group eye clinic demanded a ransom, which was not paid. Hemmed In at Home, Nonprofit Hospitals Look for… Read the rest »

Healthcare breaches ran rampant in 2020 and experts expect the trend to continue in 2021. 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). Many… Read the rest »

When targeting hospitals, hackers look for several clear points of vulnerability. 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). During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare… Read the rest »

If not, you may want to familiarize yourself with the current and predicted breach trends. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, hackers have taken advantage of remote workforces and hasty switches to telehealth platforms. These trends are continuing into 2021. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. … 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: Aspirus acquiring Ascension hospitals, clinics in Wisconsin Fox 6 Aspirus Health is buying seven Ascension hospitals, 21 clinics, and transport services in parts of Wisconsin. CMS issues final rule for Medicare coverage of breakthrough technologies:… 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: A Unique Patient Identifier Decreases Adverse Drug Interactions EHR Intelligence The development of an enhanced patient identification strategy across separate data sources can aid in patient safety and limit drug interactions. Could patients be at… Read the rest »

Even if a healthcare organization isn’t sure if breached information is accessed or used, it is still a breach. This is true unless the information is unusable, such as encrypted information. For example, a possible breach at McLaren Oakland Hospital that exposed over 2,200 patient files still required McLaren to report the potential breach and… Read the rest »

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 of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to… Read the rest »