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What is a Security Risk Assessment and Why Do You Need One?

  •   Webinar
  •   11/8/2017
  •   John McDuffie

 

Do you have a HIPAA compliant Risk Assessment? Are you doing enough to protect PHI and ePHI? Completing a checklist or performing the minimum number of steps to render a Risk Assessment does not guarantee your Risk Assessment is HIPAA compliant.

Are you aware a Security Risk Assessment is one of the four mandatory ACI transition measures and it plays a role in all 4 mandatory measures and the 7 optional measures?  This webinar demonstrates how Data Security is NOT just an issue for your software system or IT department.

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What Is a Security Risk Assessment?

  •   Article
  •   10/31/2017
  •   John McDuffie

In the healthcare realm, protecting your network and data is the law. Protecting PHI and ePHI requires many safeguards including strong password protection and strict adherence to policies governing the handling of PHI and ePHI to mention a few. Every possible step must be taken to ensure a patient’s information is not compromised.  This article provides excellent insight into how you can protect your data and protect your practice!

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Security & Data Loss Prevention

  •   Webinar
  •   8/30/2017
  •   Ricky Smith

Cybercrime is one of the top economic crimes in the world, with cost estimates soon to reach into the trillions. Not only have victim demographics expanded from the large well-known organizations to the small and mid-sized, healthcare providers are now a consistent target. The recent ransomware attacks, and threats of more to come, have raised questions regarding security and available protection mechanisms.

This webinar reviews the critical areas of concern within your environment, provides insight, and offesr tools to defend against these attacks. It also focuses on recovery and the importance of preparing for data loss.

 

 

 

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Optima Healthcare Solutions Acquires HospiceSoft

  •   Article
  •   5/22/2017
  •   Bindu Crandall

An up & coming player in the Post-Acute software market just made another big splash.  Optima Healthcare Solutions has acquired HospiceSoft, and now will be able to reach all corners of the Post-Acute Care industry - adding to their foothold in the Rehab space as well as their Home Health solution launched this past fall.  Keep your eye on this group! 

This article is the full Press Release. 

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Episode 19: Josh Pickus of Optima Healthcare Solutions

  •   Podcast
  •   11/17/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews, Josh Pickus

Josh Pickus, CEO of Optima Healthcare Solutions is the guest for this episode.  Josh and Tripp discuss the state of the healthcare industry, particularly the post-acute care space in which Optima Healthcare Solutions is operating.  Josh talks about Optima and their cloud-based technology solutions, as well as why they recently launched their Homecare-specific functionality to accompany their Rehabilitation and other post-acute care solutions.

We always ask our guests:  So What, Who Cares? when it comes to their company or solution, and Josh's answer is pretty powerful. 

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Episode 15: Healthcare Musings with Todd Shannon

  •   Podcast
  •   9/12/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews

In attempt to convert our normal conversations into a podcast episode, my good friend Todd Shannon and I discuss the swirling nature of the Healthcare space. 

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