Compliance Tips

Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst, Plan Today

The evolution of the risk of successful cyberattacks has been evident since 2010—when the Affordable Care Act was signed and resulted in a transition from paper to electronic medical records. Healthcare organizations began implementing new electronic medical record applications to comply with meaningful use (MU) requirements. Over the years, MU has introduced new criteria with a heavy focus on interoperability among applications. The combination of MU efforts, merger and acquisition activity, and the pandemic-induced remote workforce have increased healthcare organizations’ risk profiles, remaining a prime target for cyberattackers to do what they do best.

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Are You Vulnerable? Dig into HIPAA Risk Assessment and Risk Management

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.

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HIPAA Technical Safeguards: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Organization Safe

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.

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ComplyAssistant to speak on strategies and tactics for health care organizations to consider for reducing cybersecurity risks at the NJ HFMA Annual Institute

Gerry Blass, President & CEO, ComplyAssistant, and Francois Bodhuin, Technology Director and CISO, Inspira Health are scheduled to speak at the New Jersey & Metro Philadelphia HFMA Annual Institute on October 26, 2022. A summary of their presentation can be found below. If you would like to register for the event, click here for more information. Gerry […]

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ComplyAssistant to speak on preparing an organization’s downtime plan past 72 hours at the NJ HIMSS and NJ HFMA Fall Conferences

Gerry Blass (President & CEO, ComplyAssistant), Rick Lang (Vice President and CIO, Doylestown Health System), Jim Cavanagh (Principal Consultant, Executive Healthcare Consulting), and John Hueter (Chief Executive Officer, Digital Health Consulting, LLC) are scheduled to speak at the New Jersey Delaware Valley 2022 Fall Conference on October 13, 2022 and the New Jersey & Metro Philadelphia HFMA Annual […]

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