Healthcare Compliance Updates & Tips

Checkout the latest regulatory compliance updates and tips from ComplyAssistant.
On top of our updates and tips we often publish free tools and webinars to help the compliance community.

May 21, 2020   |   Ken Reiher

Did You Know? HIPAA Compliance Consultants Can Implement NIST CSF

With the exponential growth in vulnerabilities over the past decade, healthcare organizations look to supplement HIPAA regulations with other types of cybersecurity frameworks. The recent uptick in telehealth and telecommuting during the COVID-19 pandemic has added even more vulnerabilities to an already long list. Cybersecurity has become a core focus for healthcare leaders as more weaknesses are identified and exploited by bad actors.

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March 6, 2020   |   Ken Reiher

Fundamental Guide to Vendor Risk Management Software

Are you looking to purchase vendor risk management software for your healthcare organization? Our fundamental guide outlines the features and functionality to look for when evaluating solutions, along with an expanded definition of what constitutes a “business associate” and the types of business data to be protected when working with third parties.

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January 6, 2020   |   Ken Reiher

3 Use Cases for AI in Security and Compliance

A 2019 report found that over 40 percent of health care executives said artificial intelligence will be the technology with the highest impact on operational performance in the next 3 years. But AI is not just for clinical use.

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January 6, 2020   |   Ken Reiher

4 Security and Compliance Predictions for 2020

Over the course of 2019, we covered a variety of security and compliance topics, including security risk audits, HIPAA compliance, employee compliance training, and executive leadership and IT governance.

Though these issues are still relevant going into a new decade, we predict a renewed – or even evolved – outlook on four specific areas of security and compliance strategy.

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November 20, 2019   |   Ken Reiher

Governance Report Cards = Better Compliance Budgeting

Just like other operational and clinical areas of a healthcare system, the right metrics can help you understand current state in your compliance and security strategy and help guide decisions for how your organization should allocate funding for health IT projects related to governance, risk, and compliance.

But, where to begin? Using a quarterly governance report card is an efficient way to gather data and see trending over time. Start with our top seven metrics to gather on your report card:

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