data security

10 ways to improve patient data securityMore than 80% of security breaches result from human errors
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackers
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackersA dedication to security efforts is the only way to keep patient data safe from outside threats
I followed all the rules and I still got hackedLast fall, on a typical busy Monday morning, with add-ons, walk-ins, and a packed schedule, I started to notice my computer network was sluggish and I was getting kicked off of my EHR several times throughout the day. We verified that there was no issue with our internet service provider, so I assumed that the sluggish network was a function of a busy Monday morning.
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hacking
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hackingWith a major hack of an insurance company’s database having made front-page news not long ago, it’s natural that many physicians think first about electronic data when they think about protecting patients’ private health information (PHI).
With hacking on the rise, physician records at riskIndependent physicians are concerned about data security, but feel they are limited as to what they can do to protect it.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016Read about the ten challenges Medical Economics believes will be important to physicians in the upcoming year.
Data threats: How prepared is your pharmacy?70% of small businesses that suffer a data breach go out of business within a year of the attack. Here are some strategies to keep your pharmacy strong.
HIPAA breach: Secure data and prevent fines now
HIPAA breach: Secure data and prevent fines nowMany private practices lack written policies and procedures for data security and haven’t done a security risk assessment. Here's how to secure your practice.
The business of selling patient recordsMedical practices need to inoculate themselves against security break-ins by performing a Security Risk Assessment. A Security Risk Assessment looks at how patient information is currently protected.
Six tips on preventing pharmacy data breaches
Six tips on preventing pharmacy data breachesWhat should pharmacies do to keep patient data and credit- and debit-card information secure? Start with these steps.