Health care investments in privacy and security are set to explode in the wake of ongoing cyberattacks and rising risk. Know the three most important risk areas to fortify and be prepared for the 2023 surge.
Cybersecurity threats in healthcare have posed serious risks and challenges for years. As a result, the government recognized the need to regulate access to electronic protected health information, or ePHI. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act were designed and implemented as national standards for the privacy of protected health information, the security of ePHI, and breach notification to consumers. These rules include risk assessment and risk management by covered entities.
The use of health information technology becomes more prevalent in healthcare every day. As with most things, this presents pros and cons. New technologies offer opportunities and benefits for consumers, but they also present risks to consumer privacy
Critical applications, medical devices, protected health information (PHI), patient safety, and lives are all at risk when extended downtime occurs. The question is, are you and your team prepared?
In a recent Health Financial Management Association article, our very own Gerry Blass gives voice to the importance of a commitment to cybersecurity.
Healthcare data breaches occur almost every day and are becoming more frequent. Threat actors are continually shifting their tactics and targets relentlessly to stay ahead of the game. As a result, it is absolutely necessary that healthcare organizations respond to ever-changing cyber threats and implement technical safeguards that are current, comprehensive, and compliant.
In the latest issue of the Journal of Health Care Compliance, our very own Gerry Blass outlines the essential steps you should take to implement a solid business continuity plan.
How do you know that your electronic protected health information (ePHI) is secure? In today’s world, you can never be too careful. Read on to learn about HIPAA’s administrative safeguards.
Partnering with ComplyAssistant for your risk register needs facilitates a bolstered defense for healthcare risk management and establishes complete insight into risks that threaten the security and prosperity of your organization. ComplyAssistant works in sync with your organization to identify risks and controls upfront, setting you and your team up for protection.
In this article, we explore the framework for ComplyAssistant’s VRM capabilities and how it works to help businesses of every size identify and mitigate third-party risk.