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Long Overdue: How Changing the Model of Security Risk Assessments Can Benefit Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers who choose a reactive model to conducting SRA’s are missing out on gaining visibility and insight to their risks and consequently end up risking patient trust. It can take years to build patient trust and only a moment for it to be destroyed. Securing digital assets can no longer be delegated solely to the IT department.
Healthcare IT

E-mail Security Among the Most Pressing IT Security Vulnerabilities Reports Healthcare Industry IT Leaders

When in doubt, do not click on any links and notify IT department to see if they are seeing an increase in potential malicious e-mails.
Healthcare IT

Until It’s Too Late: Are Leaders in Healthcare Waiting Until a Crisis to Understand the Importance of Cyber Security?

Far too many providers are waiting until a crisis happens to address what may be their greatest unseen risk.
Healthcare IT

Closing the Healthcare Gap in Rural America

Telemedicine is showing some promise to deliver healthcare by virtual wellness checks and communications between doctors and patients.
Healthcare IT

How Much Are Inadequate Security Risk Assessments Costing Healthcare Providers?

How much are inadequate Security Risk Assessments costing healthcare providers?
Healthcare IT

Healthcare Cyber-Security Vulnerabilities; More Than A Business Risk But A Risk to Patient Lives

Are healthcare organizations unknowingly putting patient lives at risk? Here is why healthcare leaders are paying more attention to how cyber-attacks affect patient care.
Healthcare IT

What Can We Learn From Last Year’s Record $28.7 Million in HIPAA Enforcement by the OCR?

$28.7 million is the record amount of fines paid in 2018 by healthcare entities for HIPAA violations. What can be learned from these enforcements?
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