Healthcare Compliance Updates & Tips

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August 14, 2018   |   Ken Reiher

A Guide To The NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Cyberattacks. It’s rare to turn on the news without hearing about a major organization that has become the victim of an online assault. Unfortunately, much more cybercrime is taking place under the media’s radar, and large corporations and national governments aren’t the only targets. Local governments, small business and healthcare organizations are prime targets for attackers.

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July 12, 2018   |   Ken Reiher

Data Breach Litigation: What You Need to Know

As sensitive data breaches become increasingly commonplace, many individuals are seeking to hold breached organizations responsible for the violation of their privacy. As a result, class- action lawsuits have emerged as a popular trend in the world of data breach litigation. With the rapid increase in this type of legal action, healthcare organizations must take measures to prevent data breaches. The first step to prevention is understanding why class-action lawsuits are on the rise as a response to data breaches.

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April 3, 2018   |   Gerry Blass

Building Your Medical Device Cybersecurity Protocol

Medical device cybersecurity has become significantly more important in the age of digital health. There are essential actions health systems must take to protect themselves – and their patients. This blog offers 5 guidelines to evaluate and maintain your medical device cybersecurity.

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February 15, 2018   |   Ken Reiher

GDPR Impact on U.S. Healthcare Organizations

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European Union (EU) regulation on privacy and security of personally identifiable information (PII). It goes into effect on May 25, 2018. This blog provides an important comparison between GDPR and HIPAA.

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December 1, 2017   |   Ken Reiher

HIPAA and Social Media – The Need for Policies and Training

Healthcare organizations and their third party vendors have an obligation to the federal government and their patients to abide by the HIPAA regulations. Unfortunately the very foundation of social media opposes everything in relation to the privacy, security, and confidentiality of information. Social media allows for anyone to see your organizations information, at any time, in any part of the world.

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