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Nov 20 2018   6:53PM GMT

PHI breach

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A PHI breach is the unauthorized access, use or disclosure of protected health information (PHI) from an electronic health record (EHR). Continued…

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“A new surge of networked medical devices and wearable gadgets present possibilities for exposure to serious security breaches in healthcare, and many hospitals are unprepared to tackle the next endpoint challenge.” – Nicole Lewis

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Despite the proliferation of electronic health record systems, data duplication still plagues hospitals and can cost a large hospital around $1 million to fix. Find out how EHRs and other methods can help address duplication of patient data.

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In the face of increased security breaches in healthcare, hospitals will grapple with widening endpoint access and related cybersecurity risks.

To get secure cloud storage in healthcare, gauge risks first
To have secure cloud storage in healthcare, cybersecurity experts say conducting a risk assessment is a necessary step before moving to the cloud, while building a relationship between the organization and cloud provider is vital for maintaining security.

HIPAA requirements steer data protection in healthcare
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Healthcare cybersecurity must complement HIPAA compliance
A comprehensive healthcare cybersecurity plan should include network monitoring, patient record access tracking, employee training and HIPAA compliance.

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Quiz Yourself
Risk analysis is a _________ component of the HIPAA Security Rule because it allows an entity to target its main security loopholes and deficiencies.
A. incisive
B. decisive
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