Healthcare Cybersecurity News

QI’s Experts talk Cyber, HIPAA Compliance, and everything you need to know to keep your patients safe.

Conducting Physical Security Site Assessments

The first thing to keep in mind with all physical security site reviews is, that because your security risk assessment is required to be..

Risk Assessment Best Practices

Jun 12, 2018 | Risk Analysis

Security Risk Assessments, or SRA, can be difficult to navigate. Here are some best practices you can implement in your organization when conducting..

Risk Assessment Complete...Now What?

Jun 12, 2018 | Healthcare Cyber Security

Completing your Risk Assessment is only the first step in the journey to secure Protected Health Information (“PHI”).  A risk assessment simply..

Completed a Risk Analysis...Now What?

Jun 12, 2018 | Risk Analysis

Rightly or not, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has focused a great deal of attention on conducting periodic security risk analysis. OCR has..

How To Know If You Are HIPAA Compliant

Jun 12, 2018 | Healthcare Compliance

Much time is spent by organizations trying to attain "HIPAA Compliance," but what that really means is often confused.

Lessons Learned From A Recent HIPAA Criminal Penalty

Jun 12, 2018 | Case Studies

We do not often see criminal penalties for HIPAA, but when they do happen it can be important to take note.  If you have not already, it might be..

Creating a Complete Program

Jun 12, 2018 | PHI Security

Over the last several weeks we have discussed a wide variety of things you need to do maintain the privacy of Protected Health Information (“PHI”) and..

What To Do If You Must Keep PHI On Mobile Devices

Jun 12, 2018 | PHI Security

The decision to allow mobile devices to access and/or store PHI is a critical one. The ease of access to the information must be balanced with the..

Incident Investigation: PHI Mishandeling

Jun 12, 2018 | PHI Security

No one likes to dwell on PHI being mishandled or inappropriately accessed, but it is important to have a plan if the situation does occur. Incidents..

A String of Recent Phishing Attacks Targets Healthcare

May 29, 2018 |

In recent weeks 10 significant email hacking incidents were reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. In..