Healthcare

HIMSS17: Partnering with Lenovo, Intel on Healthcare Security
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HIMSS17: Partnering with Lenovo, Intel on Healthcare Security

HIMSS17 kicked off this week, and we’re partnering with Lenovo at Booth #6710, where we’ll be presenting the critical elements of the resilient enterprise, as well as working with Intel and others on a hosted workshop around breach prevention and endpoint controls. Absolute and Lenovo target easily compromised, weak endpoint security controls with self-healing endpoints to give you visibility into endpoints and data – whether on the network or on-the-go – plus...

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Security is Top Business Goal in Healthcare

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recently asked 100 CIOs about their perspectives on communications in healthcare, from business goals to technology changes to security. The survey revealed that strengthening data security is the top goal of 81% of healthcare organizations, ahead of increasing patient satisfaction (70%) and physician satisfaction (65%). Healthcare breaches up 30% in 2016 Given the continued rise in data breaches affecting the healthcare...

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FTC Asserts Independent Authority Over HIPAA-Covered Entities
Arieanna Schweber
FTC Asserts Independent Authority Over HIPAA-Covered Entities

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have jointly released a guide on the importance of complying with both HIPAA and the FTC Act. The guide reminds healthcare organizations to comply with both regulations as investigations or fines for non-compliance are assessed independently by each agency. The document re-asserts the FTC’s authority over HIPAA-covered entities. It is yet another instance where the FTC is...

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St. Joseph Home Care Network Confident of HIPAA Compliance with Absolute DDS
Arieanna Schweber
St. Joseph Home Care Network Confident of HIPAA Compliance with Absolute DDS

St. Joseph Home Care Network offers specialized services for in-home care delivered by multidisciplinary caregivers in home health, hospice, private duty and infusion pharmacy. With over 500 employees, St. Joseph’s was an early adopter of electronic medical records (EMR), accessing and inputting data to patient files on tablet devices while in the field. With these tablets carrying sensitive patient data, HIPAA compliance was a major concern. Absolute DDS has made...

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