Healthcare Cyber Hygiene

Episode 31: Know The Rules! Healthcare Cyber Hygiene

Every day Covered Entities and Business Associates face unique challenges from cybersecurity, interoperability, and patient safety. Cyber attacks and breaches are becoming the norm in every business and healthcare is #2target AFTER financial institutions. All of these have in common, the need to: Keep Protected Health Information Secure at ALL Times!! What is Healthcare Cyber […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity Awareness

Episode 30: Know The Rules! Healthcare Cybersecurity Awareness

What is Healthcare Cybersecurity Awareness? Healthcare cybersecurity awareness is the action taken to protect information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction. Being cyber aware means you understand what the threats are and you take the right steps to prevent them. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a healthcare provider with […]


Episode 29: Know The Rules! Medical Records Snooping

This may come as a surprise to many of you … Medical record snooping goes on everyday and in all healthcare organizations, from the single provider office to the large hospital environments. What is Medical Records Snooping? Medical records snooping is the inappropriate access of patient records by any workforce member, including doctors, regardless of […]

Vulnerabilities, Threats and Risks

Episode 28: Know The Rules! HIPAA Vulnerabilities, Threats and Risks

HIPAA Vulnerabilities, Threats and Risks To help you better understand the HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and Risk Management processes, Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) should familiarize themselves with several important terms, including HIPAA vulnerabilities, threats and risks and the relationship between the three terms. These terms are not specifically defined in the Security […]