Comprehensive healthcare IT solutions should include policies and procedures for how your employees handle mobile devices—whether personal or owned by your practice. You can help keep your practice and your patients’ private information more secure on employee smartphones with just a few simple steps.
Whether you’re a small practice or a city hospital, your management of patient data is critical to the safety of your patients and your organization. This means knowing fact from fiction when it comes to the best security practices. Here are 10 myths about patient data security with tips on how to best ensure its safety.
In the first three quarters of 2019, ransomware attacks reached 151.9 million, a number that concerns organizations across all industries. Ransomware attacks on hospitals, however, seem to be the most common, and these five reasons highlight why that’s the case and how you can protect hospital data.
Taking advantage of weak hospital data security systems, cybercriminals continue to use phishing scams to target and then steal passwords and Social Security numbers for malicious use. This makes unstable IT structures particularly hazardous to your patient data, a liability you can’t afford. Here are 7 reasons why you should warn your patients about phishing scams with the aim of how to increase data security.