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FBI Warns Healthcare Industry About Anonymous FTP Server Cyber Attacks

Risk Management // March 29, 2017

Does your practice transfer files in order to share patient information or data? Do you use an FTP server?
 
FTP
 is an acronym forFile Transfer Protocol. As the name suggests, FTP is used to transfer files between computers on a network. You can use FTP to exchange files between computer accounts, transfer files between an account and a desktop computer, or access online software archives.
 
If you do any of these things you need to read the below report from the FBI on Cyber Crimes related to FTP servers.


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Approaching HIPAA Compliance

Approaching HIPAA Compliance

March 04, 2017

A forward-thinking approach to ensure that medical practices continually meet the various requirements set forth in order to stay compliant with HIPAA

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Responding to Online Reviews

Responding to Online Reviews

March 04, 2017

Physicians must be aware that when responding to an online review they could potentially be in violation of HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

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Health Information Security Breach Reporting Deadline: February 28th

Health Information Security Breach Reporting Deadline: February 28th

Michelle Bilsky, CHCO, LHRM, MLA, CBA // February 20, 2017

If a breach of unsecured protected health information affects fewer than 500 individuals, a covered entity must notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services of the breach within 60 days of the end of the calendar year in which the breach was discovered.

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