5 Things Practices Need To Do In The New Year #5

#5 Budget Budget Budget – Schedule your HIPAA training with mini training sessions throughout the year. Increased frequency of trainings helps employees retain information longer. Budget for software. Focusing on platforms that will allow you to flawlessly navigate,...

5 Things Practices Need To Do In The New Year #4

#4 Minimize Workstation Security Risks • Record movement of data and hardware systems. • Document all portable storage and end points. • Review what’s in the cloud, do you know? • Document retired equipment. • Review and or update Proper disposal of electronic systems...
Allscripts Breach…Nothing to see here

Allscripts Breach…Nothing to see here

Allscripts ransomware attack; the implications for providers and patients. Allscripts stated position on the successful ransomware attack it experienced on January 19th “We are investigating a ransomware incident that has impacted a limited number of our applications....

5 Things Practices Need To Do In The New Year #3

3. Disasters, Natural or Human Made, Reviewing Your Contingency Plans Review your disaster recovery plan Revisit analysis for how most critical data is identified Address incident response This significant series will be followed up by a Lunch and Learn webinar...

5 Things Practices Need To Do In The New Year #2

2. Business Associates, Vendor Contracts & compliance with HIPAA Have you assessed your vendor or contractor’s HIPAA security? The regulations require you to do due diligence on your business associates. Have you checked out their HIPAA compliance? Changes...

5 Things Practices Need To Do In The New Year #1

1. Review your security and privacy risk management plan, and revisiting your remediation plan Evaluate how well your firm did last year; Did you have any breaches or near breaches? Have you updated your HIPAA policies & procedures to reflect any needed...