Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity and Senior Care

Understanding of the regulatory environment and potential hazards can go a long way toward safety for residents and the industry, at large. Cybersecurity is one of the most prominent issues facing the healthcare industry today. According to the 2018 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, 76 percent of respondents say that their organizations experienced a significant security incident

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The Right to be Forgotten: How will the GDPR affect data capture?

When the EUs new General Data Protection Regulation comes into full effect and enforcement in May 2018, businesses both in Europe and those who engage with European customers will face sweeping new requirements on data capture and data erasure.The GDPR will dramatically change the rights of the data subject and how data will be processed.

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Cybersecurity: Why it matters in M&A Transactions

At a time when we are all dependent on our IT systems and when digital assets are of central importance, cybersecurity is one of the most critical aspects to protect our businesses, know-how and data from being stolen, disclosed, deleted andor manipulated.In light of the global threats that potentially could affect every business (“no one

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IHE ITI Document Sharing Metadata Handbook Published for Public Comment

Those implementing or improving their XDS or XCA community are the intended audience of this Handbook. As a Handbook, it strives to inform on critical aspects of Metadata management. Please review and comment. Please forward to those with experience. IHE IT Infrastructure Handbook Published for Public Comment The IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Committee has published

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Presenting IHE on FHIR at FHIR-DevDays

I am getting excited to give two IHE on FHIR tutorials at FHIR DevDays in Boston. The FHIR DevDays event is focused on educating IT professionals in the newest standard in healthcare, FHIR – Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources. The FHIR specification may be the newest standard in healthcare, but it is backed by all those that

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Phishing hack on Ohio provider breaches data of 42,000 patients for a month

A hacker hit some email accounts of Aultman Health Foundation with a phishing attack in February, but officials didnt discover the breach until March 28. A phishing attack on Ohio-based Aultman Health Foundation potentially breached the data of 42,600 patients of its AultWorks occupational medicine division, hospital and 25 physician practices for more than a

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GDPR Enforcement Deadline: If You Blew It, What Next?

Two years after the EU created its General Data Protection Regulation, on Friday the EU’s 28 member states began enforcing the privacy law.But don’t fixate on May 25 being the enforcement start date. “It’s not an absolute deadline; it’s the start of a new journey in the privacy regulations and environment within the EU and

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Europe’s Strong GDPR Privacy Rules Go Into Full Effect

“May 25th, 2018, is the date from which the data protection authorities and the supervisory authorities in each of the member states within the EU will start enforcing the regulation and start looking at organizations to make sure they are compliant with GDPR and making sure that they are protecting people’s personal data in accordance

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