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HIPAA Compliance Tips: How to Secure Patients' Information

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At the core of HIPAA security is a process called Risk Management. It sounds much more confusing than it actually is.  So what is Risk Management? Here's...

Trends in Healthcare IT: Big Data Challenges

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Big data is bringing major changes to healthcare and other industries. Described as a healthcare "game-changer" in a Forbes article from earlier this...

Trends in Healthcare IT: Telemedicine and Its Responsibilities

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Telemedicine, the use of technology for long-distance connection with medical facilities, can be a huge help to patients who can't easily leave home or...

HIPAA FAQ Part 2: What are the risks of not being HIPAA compliant?

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This article assumes you have a good understanding of HIPAA.  You can learn about HIPAA from a variety of sources including our first blog post on HIPAA....

HIPAA FAQ Part 1: What is HIPAA?

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If you are well versed in the healthcare industry, you understand HIPAA and its history. However, for the uninitiated, the Health Insurance Portability...

Lessons Learned from the Excellus Attack

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In a statement, Excellus President and CEO Christopher C. Booth called the breach of the company’s systems a “very sophisticated cyber-attack.” It...

6 Health Technologies to Keep Your Eye On

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Hospitals are collecting volumes and volumes of data. Investing in tools to analyze them is the key to unlocking value and cost savings, says a report...

4 Reasons Why Small Hospitals Should Consider Outsourcing IT

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I have worked with many hospital administrators who regularly lost sleep at night worrying about IT issues. Smaller hospitals have it especially hard....