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What Measures Are Necessary for Faxes to Meet HIPAA Regulations?

Privacy laws like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) play a critical role in the healthcare industry, governing how organizations handle sensitive information. If you transmit patient health information via fax, this standard applies to you. This guide will discuss how privacy laws affect faxing and how to ensure HIPAA compliance with faxes.   […]

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Technologies Promoting Secure Data Exchange in Healthcare

  Technologies Promoting Secure Data Exchange in Healthcare When asked if they were willing to share personal health information (PHI), 73% of Americans responded they would do so if healthcare providers could use it to improve patient care. People are generally happy to share their information if it means better care, but what are healthcare organizations doing […]

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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, […]

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What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached

What to Do When Your HIPAA Data Has Been Breached Data security is critical to the healthcare industry, as providers must be sure to protect sensitive patient information and comply with regulations mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Unfortunately, despite continuous efforts to make healthcare institutions and their employees more aware of HIPAA data […]

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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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