Long Term Effects

Accessibility is Here to Stay Health Information Technology (Health IT) is an always evolving realm, with new tools coming to market as fast as we can master the old ones. With the advancement of technology comes a need for new software and security to maintain these...

What Is a HIPAA Entity?

It’s easy to find a news story with someone misappropriating what HIPAA is, what it means, and what it does.  Most people incorrectly assume how it protects their health records and information from ‘the world at large’.  It does protect private health information,...

Cyberattack Cost to Healthcare

Bigger business, bigger problems, right?  Not necessarily true when it comes to the cost of a cyberattack within the healthcare industry. A recently published survey brings unexpected results when it comes to comparing large and medium-sized businesses.  Surprisingly,...

Electronic Health Records & The Security Rule

Patient care in a digital age means that most information is stored electronically.  These records, known as electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), are collected as electronic health records (EHR) and then stored in a variety of systems.  With the Health...

Challenges in Healthcare Cybersecurity

The healthcare industry is always a top target for cybercriminals, but cybersecurity doesn’t always take the top spot when it comes to business concerns or plans in this sector.  While we hear about breaches happening on a regular basis, we don’t seem to act at the...