Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Ransomware Attack Locks Providers Out of EHR Database. Becker’s Hospital Review. September 30, 2019. Hospital officials discovered that a database storing EHRs had been locked as the result of ransomware. The ransomware attack specifically targeted… Read the rest »
You should take steps to protect your practice against phishing attempts. Breaches, cyber attacks, and phishing scams continue to plague healthcare entities across the country. It is essential to take steps to protect your practice. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. Subscribe to stay… 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) Patient identification concepts are put to the test. Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2017. Different ideas are competing to solve the problem of ensuring accurate patient identification. 2) New Threats Fuel Fears of Another Global… 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) Ascension Health Michigan dissolves hospital boards, creates new governing structure. Crain’s, August 26, 2015. Ascension Health Michigan has created a single nine-member statewide board with regional sub-boards. 2) Insurers Win Big Health-Rate Increases. The… Read the rest »
The healthcare industry is a significant target of cyberattacks and insider snooping. It is essential that your practice adapt to fight and prevent hackers. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest breach prevention methods. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice. (To… Read the rest »
Breaches are becoming more prevalent and more problematic throughout the healthcare field. Patient and practice data is constantly at risk. The key to protecting your practice is to be smarter about your security methods. We can help your practice prepare for and prevent possible data breaches. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on… 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) Health Care Law Paperwork Costs Small Businesses Thousands. AP, March 18, 2015. Complying with the Affordable Care Act is costing small businesses thousands of dollars. 2) Premera Blue Cross hack exposes 11M. Healthcare IT… Read the rest »
Very vulnerable. A visit to the doctor may put individuals more at risk for identity fraud than having their bank accounts hacked or credit cards stolen. Why? The health care industry is often behind banks and credit card companies in protecting sensitive information. We can help your practice get protected by completing a thorough HIPAA… Read the rest »
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