Healthcare Cybersecurity News

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


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Guarding Against Fileless Ransomware Attacks

Fileless ransomware attacks are predicted to comprise 35 percent of all attacks next year, according to the Ponemon Institute

Can I Send Patient Information To...?

One of the most common questions I hear is, “Can I send patient information to…” with a plethora of situations and organizations completing that..

Implementing Audit Controls

Feb 08, 2017 | Healthcare Compliance

Once you have implemented the necessary PHI safeguards, the next task is to create audit controls by which the protections are monitored.  Audit controls..

HIPAA Violations Cases (Cignet Health)

Cignet Health pays a $4.3 million penalty for failing to provide medical records.

Before the case of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia..

How To E-mail PHI - HIPAA Secure Email Requirements

Mar 16, 2016 | PHI Security

HIPAA does not forbid the e-mailing of PHI, however, some precautions should be in place before PHI is e-mailed.  Those steps include device approval,..

HIPAA Violations Series (NYP/CU Breach)

Mar 14, 2016 |

HIPAA violations are detrimental to everyone involved, most notably the victims whose personal information is either breached or compromised. But for..

The Cost of Access For Patients to Inspect Their PHI

Mar 10, 2016 | Healthcare Compliance

HIPAA enforcement officials have taken a renewed interest in how much patients are being charged for a copy of their PHI. According to recently released..

HIMSS 2016

Robert Zimmerman of QIP Solutions, along with John Kornack from the University of Maryland, presented at HIMSS 2016 in Las Vegas. The presentation, given..

Helping Four CPCA Member Clinics Tackle HIPAA Compliance

Mar 03, 2016 | Healthcare Compliance

Over the course of a week in February, Robert Zimmerman, Co-Founder and CEO of QI Express (formerly known as QIP Solutions), visited with members of the..

Three Essential Steps For a Successful Security Risk Assessment

Feb 29, 2016 | Healthcare Compliance

By now I am sure you know that having an up-to-date security risk assessment is a fundamental aspect of HIPAA. However, you may not be aware how to..