Healthcare

HIPAA Privacy is About More Than Just Compliance
Josh Mayfield
HIPAA Privacy is About More Than Just Compliance

Nearly every healthcare IT professional I’ve spoken to is seriously overburdened when it comes to protecting patient privacy. From annual security assessments to following breach protocols and everything in between, maintaining HIPAA compliance requires more than most IT departments are resourced to handle. Top of mind for most healthcare administrators however is the reality of non-compliance. HIPAA violations vary widely in both cost and root cause. In 2017 for...

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Econ 101: Absolute and Healthcare
Josh Mayfield
Econ 101: Absolute and Healthcare

If you’re keeping score, 2018 healthcare data breaches have passed 6.1 million so far. The Office for Civil Rights updated their ‘the wall of shame,’ last month with a new member—UnityPoint Health—when 1.4 million records were reported compromised on July 30. The investigation for PHI violations is ongoing. Yes, cybercriminals want to get their mitts on protected health information (PHI). We all know this. But PHI’s guardians—providers, payers, clearinghouses,...

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The True Cost of One Healthcare Data Breach
Josh Mayfield
The True Cost of One Healthcare Data Breach

IT leaders are reinventing their infrastructures to support a mobile workforce and a complex array of connected devices. Against this backdrop of increased mobility and connectivity, healthcare IT is tasked with meeting compliance challenges in an intricate and transformational regulatory environment. With a host of new data protection regulations and increasingly high settlement fees for data breaches, data security has never been more important to healthcare organizations. Protected Health...

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How to Succeed in the Digital Healthcare Frontier
Josh Mayfield
How to Succeed in the Digital Healthcare Frontier

Healthcare is data. To effectively treat patients and create new forms of care, information must be shared, analyzed, and transmitted across several devices, among a number of healthcare professionals, insurance providers and other third parties. The sensitive nature of this personal information has long made healthcare an attractive target to cyber criminals while the complex nature of the industry creates continued struggles to protect the data, as frequent data...

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Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story
Kim Ellery
Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story

Working to promote the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare for all Dutch citizens, Zorginstituut Nederland occupies an independent yet critical position in the healthcare landscape in the Netherlands. In order to promote quality in healthcare, Zorginstituut transformed its 400-employee office to support greater mobility, agility and efficiency. To support its mobile workforce, Zorginstituut deployed the Absolute platform to protect sensitive data, instantly monitor changes to endpoints and remediate security incidents...

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