Privacy & Security

AHIMA toolkit HIPAA audits
By Jack McCarthy 09:57 am March 03, 2017
The External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit, free for members, includes checklists for HIPAA audit steps, a list of potential documents OCR could request and a master policy template for the privacy and security compliance program. 
By Jessica Davis 01:01 pm March 02, 2017
While the number of flaws has decreased from year to year, HHS still needs to work on identity and access management, security training and incident response, among other areas.
By Mike Miliard 12:55 pm March 02, 2017
The streamlined assessment framework aims to help physician practices and others better manage HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity preparedness.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.
Forrester healthcare cybercriminals
By Bill Siwicki 09:09 am February 28, 2017
The research and consulting firm offers healthcare organizations cybersecurity guidance as 2017 shapes up to be an uncertain year.
By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am February 27, 2017
The new software-as-a-service application connects referring physicians to registered imaging provider order lists, bringing clarity to proper exam selection and reimbursement coding, the vendor says.

John Moynihan, global manager, healthcare vertical, at Extreme Networks

By 01:10 pm February 24, 2017
The engine provides an automated scored assessment that enables IT to understand how network changes may impact compliance with HIPAA and PCI standards.
By Bill Siwicki 12:53 pm February 24, 2017
The new system delivers optimized EHR data for physicians that is easy to digest and promotes new levels of clinical insights, the vendor says.
By Mike Miliard 05:56 pm February 22, 2017
The technology's implications for interoperability, privacy, claims processing and more are intriguing. But many challenges must be addressed before wider applications become possible.
By Bill Siwicki 02:13 pm February 22, 2017
It is expanding its Healthcare Security Awareness Training Program to include additional ransomware training to help combat the ever-changing cybersecurity and education challenges unique to healthcare.

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