Revenue CycleHITECH Act Penalties May be Reduced for Organizations Meeting Standard Security Practices
The legislation defines ?recognized security practices? as the standards, best practices, methodologies, procedures, and processes developed by the National Institute...
StrategyUse Screening Protocols to Ensure Civil Unrest Stays Out of Your Hospital
Frayed nerves from the pandemic will only serve to make things worse and the reality of local civil unrest is...
StrategyHealthcare Leaders React to Rioters on Capitol Hill
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said he was "disgusted by the attack" on the Capitol.
StrategyOCR Releases HIPAA Audits Industry Report
Specific to the right of access provision, OCR found that 89% of audited CEs failed to meet standards.
TechnologyTufts Health Plan Reports Breach Affecting 60K
The breach stems from a security incident at EyeMed, which manages vision benefits for Tufts Health Plan.
Revenue CycleColorado Healthcare Provider Reports Breach Affecting More Than 295,000 Individuals
In a security notice posted on its website, AspenPointe said it experienced a cyberattack in the latter part of September.
TechnologyRansomware Attack Against Florida Provider Affects Nearly 60K
Following discovery of the attack, Advanced Urgent Care took steps to secure its network and improve internal procedures to identify...
TechnologyContacting Patients via Unencrypted Email
It is important to ask the patient to sign a disclaimer that will protect your organization in the event of...
TechnologyIowa-based Business Associate Suffers Breach Impacting More Than 115K
Timberline later determined that an unknown actor accessed its network between February 12 and March 4, deployed ransomware, encrypted certain...
InnovationHelp Stop Ransomware Attacks at Your Hospital
A big takeaway from the HHS is the importance of taking appropriate actions beforehand to mitigate the potential of damage...
StrategyReview Policies on Cyberattacks as FBI, HHS Send New Warning
CMS also requires under its Emergency Management CoP that hospitals include the possibility of a cyberattack as part of its...
StrategyCISA, FBI, HHS Warn Hospitals of 'Increased and Imminent' Cybercrime Threat
The three federal agencies released an advisory Wednesday warning of a potential cybercrime threat against healthcare providers.