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Security & Compliance are Executive Responsibilities

Security & Compliance are Executive Responsibilities

by Mike Semel, CEO and Founder, Semel Consulting By the time you read the ransom note it is too late for your patients/clients, your organization’s reputation, and maybe your career. But it doesn’t have to be. You can deal with Security and Compliance at the executive level now, and invest adequate attention and resources, or you can deal with it later trying to explain to an angry public why you had a data breach or an IT security crisis. Security and compliance are executive level challenges, not something to be […]

February 22, 2016 | By More
The Value of Standardizing Mobile Devices in your Healthcare Organization

The Value of Standardizing Mobile Devices in your Healthcare Organization

The following is a guest blog post from HealthcareScene.com, Health IT Blog Network, by John Lynn, guest contributor and 4Medapproved Partner. Before becoming a full time healthcare IT blogger, I worked doing system administration and top to bottom IT support (I am @techguy on Twitter after all). While that now seems like somewhat of a past life, it never ceases to amaze me how the lessons that applied to technology 10 years ago come around again 10 years later. A great example of this is in the devices an organization purchases. I learned […]

February 16, 2016 | By More
Privacy in Healthcare: A State of Confusion

Privacy in Healthcare: A State of Confusion

The following is a guest blog post from hitechanswers.net, a community hub site dedicated to educating healthcare providers and other stakeholders on the HITECH Act, the CMS EHR Incentive Program, Meaningful Use and other Federal Health IT initiatives. Matthew Fisher is the chair of the Health Law Group at Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP, in Worcester, MA. Matt advises his clients in all aspects of healthcare regulatory compliance, including HIPAA, the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute. This article was originally published on Mirick O’Connell’s Health Law Blog and is republished here […]

February 8, 2016 | By More
Security Concerns Threaten Mobile Health App Deployment

Security Concerns Threaten Mobile Health App Deployment

The following is a guest blog post from HealthcareScene.com, Health IT Blog Network, by John Lynn, guest contributor and 4Medapproved Partner. Guest author Anne Zieger, veteran healthcare consultant and analyst with 20 years of industry experience. Contact her at @ziegerhealth on Twitter or visit her site at Zieger Healthcare. Healthcare organizations won’t get much out of deploying mobile apps if consumers won’t use them. And if consumers are afraid that their personal data will be stolen, they’ve got a reason not to use your apps. So the fact that both consumers and HIT […]

February 1, 2016 | By More