In today’s fast-paced world, there is no limit to the number of risk areas that can be identified during a security risk audit. And, performing the audit is not enough. Healthcare organizations must establish rigorous controls and governance to mitigate identified risks.
Conducting regular HIPAA security risk assessments helps covered entities ensure compliance with HIPAA’s administrative, physical and technical safeguards, and helps expose areas where an organization’s protected health information (PHI) could be at risk.
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The need for appropriate medical device cybersecurity is critical. Healthcare organizations must protect their patients, and any sensitive data, by implementing and enforcing a solid medical device cybersecurity program.
This fundamental guide walks you through definitions, strategies, roadblocks and solutions to build a strategy that works for your organization.
If you’re still doing HIPAA audits the old-fashioned way with pen and paper, you’re missing out on valuable time savings, and you could be making critical errors in the back-end reporting of healthcare compliance audit information.
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.
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.
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.