What Finance Leaders Should Know About Cybersecurity Risks
IT security breaches can be costly: The average cost of a breached medical record is $158. Fortunately, finance leaders can help IT security teams protect against these unforeseen costs.
Best Practices for Securing and Protecting Patients’ Financial Data
When we think about data breaches, attacks on major retailers often come to mind. Yet, between 2010 and 2015, criminal attacks on healthcare data increased by 125 percent. In 2016 alone, there were 329 significant data breaches exposing more than 16 million records.
Call for State Privacy Laws to Align with HIPAA
Mary Chaput outlines reasons state governments should consider laws that work together with HIPAA.
Ask the Experts: HIPAA Compliance in Small Provider Facilities
What are new developments in HIPAA compliance for physician practices and small rural faciltiies?
Cybersecurity: An Enterprise Risk Issue
Providers require a strategy to safeguard themselves against the growing threat of cyberattacks that could compromise the security of protected health information and even put patients’ health at risk.
ONC ASPR Leaders Offer Cybersecurity Advice
Hospitals and health systems can avoid costly security breaches by following the advice of industry experts.
Managing Cybersecurity Threats
Hospitals and health systems are more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks and must take action to protect themselves.
Medical Device Security: Patient Safety and Cost Considerations
Hospital IT departments and leaders must work together to ensure the security of networked medical devices.
Sidebar: Staying HIPAA Compliant on Social Media
Sharing patient information is a sensitive matter, particularly where compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is concerned.
New HIPAA Audits About to Begin
Both desk and on-site HIPAA audits will be performed, and every covered healthcare entity and business associate is eligible for an audit.