Have you heard the term GRC but not quite sure what it includes? Or how it relates to healthcare? To that end, we’ve put together this list of the top 5 things you need to know about governance, risk, and compliance.
“It’s not a matter of if. It’s a matter of when.” Have you heard this – or even said it yourself – when discussing cybersecurity matters at your healthcare organization?
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:
The technology storm of the past three decades has made access to electronic protected health information (ePHI) easier, which benefits patient care in an ever-fragmented delivery system, but is bad for information security. Protected health information (PHI) can be found in virtually every corner of a healthcare system, concealed in unlikely places. With each new technology, acquisition, or merger comes new vulnerabilities that may remain unseen until the right assessments are performed to uncover them.
Struggling with staying on top of HIPAA? Our easy-to-use HIPAA IT compliance checklist will help you keep track of your administrative, technical and physical safeguards.
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.
Read on for 5 reasons to hire a consultant who can help you remove roadblocks and push your security and compliance strategy forward.
HIPAA compliance software is a powerful security and compliance resource to protect against breach. This guide outlines the features you should look for when purchasing a solution, along with potential implementation roadblocks and how to address them.
Risk areas can be found in virtually every corner of a hospital or healthcare provider these days. How do you keep up with it all? By performing rigorous and regular security risk audits.
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.