Compliance & Legal

Identity and access management automation saves PeaceHealth hundreds of thousands of dollars

PeaceHealth, a 16,000-caregiver healthcare provider in the Pacific Northwest with 10 hospitals and 250 ambulatory clinics.

By Bill Siwicki 03:38 pm April 19, 2019
Providers there also don't have to wait 28 days for access to Epic and other systems, and now receive full rights within two days.
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm April 11, 2019
Despite some halting progress with cybersecurity readiness, healthcare is still lacking in many key areas, according to a new progress report from the consultancy CynergisTek.
Implementation best practices: Building relationships with consultants
By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm April 04, 2019
Three experts on health IT consulting offer healthcare CIOs and other leaders key advice on how best to start a relationship with an outside consultant – and keep it going.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm March 25, 2019
The health system will invest $5.5 million in new network security improvements and shell out $2 million for class action claims after the hack exposed the data of 4.5 million patients.
At Partners, cloud storage and recovery tech brings compliance, security
By Bill Siwicki 01:38 pm March 06, 2019
Departments no longer spend a month auditing their own systems to comply with an external auditor, and the data that researchers need is highly accessible.
By Nathan Eddy 01:42 pm February 28, 2019
More than 63 percent of laptops have deficiencies of users storing data locally rather than accessing the organization’s programs and data via secure, virtual desktop software, a new report shows.
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 07, 2019
The agency will continue its resolve to uncover and pursue cases to protect the public from corporate greed, U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan says.
At HIMSS19, Federal Health IT Pavilion focuses on collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 22, 2019
The theme is how health IT community stakeholders can take advantage of collaboration opportunities with 11 key federal agencies.
Douglas Grimm, a health law partner at Arent Fox
By Jeff Lagasse 05:33 pm January 18, 2019
The federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law have some strict requirements for compliance, and providers would do well to take note.
Doctor on a computer
By Bill Siwicki 12:09 pm January 17, 2019
Connected care, upskilled workers, tax reform, a Southwest Airlines approach, private equity and the Affordable Care Act all will impact healthcare organizations in 2019, a new PwC report says.

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