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How to Keep Your Email Secure

If you’re like most businesses, your organization relies heavily on emails to exchange information with colleagues, patients and other healthcare organizations. And with the proliferation of devices, email isn’t just accessed on computers anymore, but also on smartphones, tablets and even watches. Is My Email Secure? While all of this can be highly convenient, it […]

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What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached

The 2017 statistics regarding breaches of protected health information (PHI) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are in, and the story the numbers tell is sobering. In total, the year saw 477 breaches affecting nearly 5.6 million patient records. This means there was more than a breach per day for the entire […]

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2018’s New Cyberthreats & How to Protect Against Them

Healthcare organizations remain coveted targets for cybercriminals, who consider them veritable treasure troves of protected health information (PHI). Of course, PHI doesn’t just contain data about patients’ health records. It also contains names, addresses, insurance information and — most importantly — Social Security numbers. According to a study by Trend Micro, criminals who gain access […]

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Healthcare Tech Trends You Need to Know

Advancements in technology are having a major impact on every aspect of our daily lives, from how we communicate to how we work, exercise and relax. So it’s no surprise that the healthcare industry is poised to take advantage of certain technological breakthroughs in a very big way. Of course, if you’re directly involved in […]

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