Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Joint Commission announces new patient safety campaign Becker’s Hospital Review A new Joint Commission campaign is aimed at encouraging patients to speak up if they experience discrimination in their healthcare. Hospital ransomware attack led to… 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 »
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 »
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 »
Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Hackers demand $1.75M from North Carolina clinic during 6-day ransomware attack Becker’s Hospital Review Allergy Partners was infected by ransomware and the clinic is currently performing an investigation. An experimental toothpaste aims to treat peanut… Read the rest »
The healthcare industry has been plagued with a variety of hacking and ransomware attacks. It is expected that these attacks will continue into 2021 and healthcare entities needs to improve their cybersecurity. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends. 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: Hackers taking aim at crucial COVID-19 vaccine ‘cold chain’ says IBM Healthcare IT News A global phishing campaign is underway targeting companies involved with the refrigerated supply chain infrastructure needed for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. AstraZeneca… 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: Hospitals take action to avoid ransomware attacks, including preemptive email shutdown Becker’s Hospital Review After a warning from the FBI of increased hacking activity, hospitals across the country are taking steps to prevent an attack.… Read the rest »
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