When is the last time you have completed a thorough risk assessment and updated your business associate agreements? If you are like many healthcare practices, that seems to fall by the wayside. 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 »
Many recent breaches and security issues have been linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, as a great deal of health information is being transmitted using processes that were hastily put in place. 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… 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: Chamber of Commerce Sues HHS Over Insurance Transparency Rule Bloomberg Law The US Chamber of Commerce sued federal agencies to stop the implementation of a price transparency provision. Ascension Michigan to pay $2.8M to feds… 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 »
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 »
Over the past year, ransomware attacks have skyrocketed and experts worry the trend will continue. Hackers took advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and utilized ransomware to lock healthcare entities out of their systems, EHRs, files and patient data in demand for hefty ransoms. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare… Read the rest »
With remote work, telehealth, and the increase in hacking of healthcare entities, it’s essential you train your employees regularly on breaches and breach readiness. 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… Read the rest »
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