Healthcare Compliance Updates & Tips

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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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October 14, 2016   |   Gerry Blass

Have you tested your breach response process?

Adding a cybersecurity tactical simulation test to an overall information security risk assessment is a must in today’s world. It is a sure bet that attacks and breaches will continue to occur and so the need for functional assessments, mitigation, awareness and response are key to protecting your organizations confidential information.

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June 16, 2016   |   Gerry Blass

Office of Civil Rights Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Protocols

Based on prior statements from the OCR and their recently distributed survey, the pool of audit candidates will be approximately 800 to start. These randomly selected organizations will be chosen using the National Provider Identifier database and other external sources.

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