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.

Dreading the annual compliance training? There’s a better way.

Healthcare organizations simply cannot continue to rely on traditional training methods and call it day. Building a culture of compliance takes more than watching a video and checking a box. Your employees need to be engaged, to feel empowered, for a culture of compliance to thrive. And, there’s nothing wrong with having a little fun while you’re at it.

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Is Meaningful Use Still Meaningful?

Originally designed as part of HITECH to encourage providers to adopt electronic health records (EHRs), meaningful use was a means to an end – towards improved population health and better patient care among fragmented providers. The program prioritized five pillars of health outcomes:

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How a Functional Compliance Program Can Protect PHI

Before the digitization of healthcare records, protected health information (PHI) was mainly stored on paper charts and records and in data centers. The value of personal information was low. Now, however, ePHI is extremely valuable, and attackers will find a way in. As we way in the industry, “it’s not a matter of if. It’s when.” Healthcare organizations fend off tens of thousands of attacks every day.

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Shall We Play A Game?

Computer hackers have been around almost as long as computers themselves, but the risks to healthcare organizations are growing. On today’s episode, we explore cybersecurity in hospitals and health systems–what information hackers want, what to do after a breach occurs, and how to avoid one in the first place.

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