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  • Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: Millions of Americans’ Data Exposed on the Internet, Best Practices for Mitigating Insider Threats, NIST Re

    Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: Millions of Americans’ Data Exposed on the Internet, Best Practices for Mitigating Insider Threats, NIST Re

    Every month, we compile the most compelling healthcare privacy and security related news stories. Below, you’ll learn more about millions of Americans’ medical imaging data being available for...

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  • How to Create a Culture of Privacy in Healthcare

    How to Create a Culture of Privacy in Healthcare

    Maintaining patient privacy is an ongoing necessity for healthcare organizations – but it’s not enough to tick items off a checklist to ensure that patient data remains protected.

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  • How Two Systems Create a Culture of Compliance with Data Governance in Healthcare

    How Two Systems Create a Culture of Compliance with Data Governance in Healthcare

    Governance serves a dizzying array of purposes in healthcare – from acting as a blanket set of responsibilities to which an organization adheres to protecting systems through OCR audits and...

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  • Got Workflow? 3 Ways to Strengthen Your HIPAA Compliance Program

    Got Workflow? 3 Ways to Strengthen Your HIPAA Compliance Program

    In preparation for NCHICA’s 25th Annual Conference from September 16-18, 2019, Beth Hunt, Chief Compliance Officer at Southeastern Health, and Lisa Fiene, Training Manager at FairWarning, joined...

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  • Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: Black Market PHI Driving Espionage, Migrating to the Cloud to Protect Healthcare Data Security, and More

    Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: Black Market PHI Driving Espionage, Migrating to the Cloud to Protect Healthcare Data Security, and More

    Every month, we compile the most compelling healthcare privacy and security related news stories. Below, you’ll learn more about black market PHI driving espionage, an alarming amount of hospital...

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  • Facing the Opioid Crisis by Identifying Signs of Drug Diversion

    Facing the Opioid Crisis by Identifying Signs of Drug Diversion

    The opioid crisis is an ongoing dilemma in the healthcare industry. In the past year alone, more than 115 people died each day from prescription opioid overdoses in the United States. And...

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  • Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: GDPR Compliance Fines for a Netherlands Hospital, Healthcare’s Number One Financial Issue, and More

    Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: GDPR Compliance Fines for a Netherlands Hospital, Healthcare’s Number One Financial Issue, and More

    Monthly Healthcare News Roundup: GDPR Compliance Fines for a Netherlands Hospital, Healthcare’s Number One Financial Issue, and More

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  • Best Practices for Avoiding False Positives for Healthcare Data Security

    Best Practices for Avoiding False Positives for Healthcare Data Security

    False positives are a thorn in the side while monitoring PHI. Here are some best practices to reduce false positives for healthcare data security.

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  • Top 3 Healthcare IT Challenges Children’s Hospitals Face

    Top 3 Healthcare IT Challenges Children’s Hospitals Face

    Children’s hospitals are renowned for the expert care they provide. But because of the specialized nature of their services and the vulnerability of their patients, they face unique healthcare IT...

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  • 3 Ways Stony Brook Medicine Transformed its Privacy Program Using AI in Healthcare

    3 Ways Stony Brook Medicine Transformed its Privacy Program Using AI in Healthcare

    Stony Brook underwent a transformation using AI that enabled their healthcare organization to reduce security expenses and time wasted trying to uncover bad user activities. Find out how in this post.

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  • The NIST CSF Framework – What Does it Mean for Healthcare?

    The NIST CSF Framework – What Does it Mean for Healthcare?

    NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is a non-regulatory federal agency of the U.S. Commerce Department. Established in 1901, NIST was designed to promote innovation and...

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  • Top 5 Challenges Academic Medical Centers (AMC) Face

    Top 5 Challenges Academic Medical Centers (AMC) Face

    Academic medical centers (AMC) maintain reputations for excellence in research, innovation, and specialized care. But the way AMCs bring practitioners, medical staff, students, and researchers...

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  • The HHS Announces Changes to HIPAA Violation Fines – What it Means for Healthcare Organizations

    The HHS Announces Changes to HIPAA Violation Fines – What it Means for Healthcare Organizations

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a dramatic change to HIPAA violation fines. Maximum penalties for the lowest-level HIPAA violations have been reduced drastically –...

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  • Cloud Computing in Healthcare – What are the Benefits and Challenges?

    Cloud Computing in Healthcare – What are the Benefits and Challenges?

    From cutting costs to increasing efficiency, leveraging the cloud drives healthcare to integrate innovative technology to improve patient care. By implementing software like Office 365 and...

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  • Monthly Healthcare Privacy News Roundup: HIPAA-Compliant Alexa, the top 100 hospitals in the US, and More

    Monthly Healthcare Privacy News Roundup: HIPAA-Compliant Alexa, the top 100 hospitals in the US, and More

    Every month, we compile the most compelling healthcare privacy- and security-related news stories. Below, you’ll learn more about Amazon Alexa’s newly HIPAA-compliant skills, the best hospitals in...

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  • 5 Ways to Create a Culture of Patient Data Privacy in Healthcare

    5 Ways to Create a Culture of Patient Data Privacy in Healthcare

    Creating a culture of patient data privacy is critical for healthcare organizations. Find out, from the experts, how you can implement a culture of privacy from top to bottom in this article.

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  • 4 Ways Healthcare Organizations use Machine Learning in Privacy

    4 Ways Healthcare Organizations use Machine Learning in Privacy

    Machine learning helps not only with security, but privacy as well. Find out the top ways healthcare organizations are using machine learning in this blog post.

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  • What We’re Excited About at the 2019 HCCA Compliance Institute

    What We’re Excited About at the 2019 HCCA Compliance Institute

    On April 7- 10, 2019, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) is hosting its Compliance Institute in Boston. With over 100 sessions, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall full of...

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  • 5 Types of Insider Threats in Healthcare – and How to Mitigate Them

    5 Types of Insider Threats in Healthcare – and How to Mitigate Them

    Every healthcare organization needs to defend itself from a major security concern – insider threats. From the malicious worker to the careless employee, these are the insiders you need to thwart.

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  • 6 Ways Privacy and Security Work Together to Improve Patient Care

    6 Ways Privacy and Security Work Together to Improve Patient Care

    With data breaches continuing to expose millions of people’s sensitive data every year, it’s natural that healthcare organizations and their customers are concerned.

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