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HITECH Act

This week we’re taking a look at the HITECH Act and an overview of what it is and how it relates to HIPAA.  Formed in 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was introduced as part of an economic stimulus package to promote and expand the awareness and adoption of …

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HIPAA & Medical Devices

The human factor is something of huge consideration within the HIPAA and healthcare landscape.  With that industry being a huge target already within the world of cybercrime, where do medical devices as well as their manufacturing companies, fall within HIPAA regulations? When the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created HIPAA guidelines, there were …

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Notification Rule

Timing is Everything A data breach within your business. You think it won’t happen, you hope it doesn’t happen, but what if it does happen? What are your next steps? Like most things in healthcare, timing is essential. You need to think quickly and act swiftly during a time when your head might not be …

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Timing is Everything

Timing is Everything A data breach within your business. You think it won’t happen, you hope it doesn’t happen, but what if it does happen? What are your next steps? Like most things in healthcare, timing is essential. You need to think quickly and act swiftly during a time when your head might not be …

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Important Advisory: Ransomware Targeting Healthcare

RANSOMWARE ACTIVITY TARGETING THE HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR A joint cybersecurity advisory has been issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in an attempt to warn the U.S. healthcare sector about a wave of ransomware activity. The …

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Important Advisory: Ransomware Targeting Healthcare

RANSOMWARE ACTIVITY TARGETING THE HEALTHCARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH SECTOR A joint cybersecurity advisory has been issued by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in an attempt to warn the U.S. healthcare sector about a wave of ransomware activity. The …

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Wearable Technology

  The saying goes that you’re never fully dressed without a smile, but the reality for many people today is that you’re never fully dressed until you put on your smartwatch.  Or your phone in your pocket.  Or your health and fitness monitor at the gym.  These component pieces are now standard in our attire …

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  The saying goes that you’re never fully dressed without a smile, but the reality for many people today is that you’re never fully dressed until you put on your smartwatch.  Or your phone in your pocket.  Or your health and fitness monitor at the gym.  These component pieces are now standard in our attire …

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