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 »
Over 18,000 Henry Ford Healthy System patients had their protected health information hacked and there are many lessons to be learned for practices of all sizes. 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… 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) Top federal health agency failed to fix billing problem for years – and may have cost taxpayers up to $102 million. CNBC, December 5, 2017. CMS failed to fix a billing code discrepancy for… 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 »
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 »
Many practices are not ready to deal with patients who refuse to share basic information such as a copy of their driver’s license. After Anthem and other large scale health care breaches, many patients are becoming more and more hesitant to share their information with their doctors. If Anthem can be hacked, so can your… Read the rest »
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