Healthcare

Keep healthcare data safe from hackers

Keep healthcare data safe from hackers

The healthcare industry is shifting their data to cloud services to serve their patients better and improve accessibility. This puts personal health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII) at risk of getting stolen by hackers. Healthcare security experts believe that data breaches aimed at medical facilities are becoming more frequent because of the high […]

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IT innovations that transform healthcare

IT innovations that transform healthcare

The mere mention of the word “technology” elicits a certain expectation. Namely, that we’re dealing with something that’s modern, new, and has the potential to change our lives. In healthcare, new and transformative solutions are constantly being created. Here are some you should know about. The “internet of things” The “internet of things” (IoT) literally […]

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4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

HIPAA’s rules pertaining to IT are problematic to say the least, but things have become much clearer over the course of the past year. However, there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily through negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding as to […]

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Social Media and HIPAA Compliance

Social Media and HIPAA Compliance

Before Social Media platforms like Facebook went live, HIPAA was established to protect the privacy of medical providers and their patients. And although there are no specific rules for Social Media use, every healthcare organization must implement security protocols that adhere to privacy policies. On April 14, 2003, the “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” […]

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