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 »
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 »
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 »
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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