What is happening in Healthcare Cybersecurity: Threats, Mitigation, Resources, and Tools You Can Use

HIMSS Media

Healthcare data breaches have increased 70 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to a new report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. While healthcare organizations have increased discussions around cybersecurity, hackers have matched their pace, continually targeting the sector. This webinar will provide you with situational awareness on what is happening in terms of threats, mitigation, resources, and tools you can use.
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The concept of privacy and confidentiality in the medical profession is as almost as old as medical practices themselves. Many of the standards of ethics and morals among healthcare professionals are passed down to us from Hippocrates; the Ancient Greek physician whose ‘Hippocratic Oath’ remains a key text for anyone working in healthcare the modern United States.

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Legal Issues Facing Health Care Workers on a Daily Basis

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Nurses are expected to do more with less, to work long hours, and to deliver high standard of care. Government regulations, state laws and the threat of litigation lingering require that nurses remain knowledgeable of the latest and most current information that affects their clinical practice and be aware of the legal implication of documentation in the medical record regardless whether it is an electronic format or handwritten. Understanding the legal implications of health care is frequently stated Its not if you get sued but when you get sued.There has been an increase in the number of malpractice cases in part, due to an increased awareness of patients' and consumers' rights. Nurses have to bear heavy responsibilities. Failure to fulfill these responsibilities may result in allegations of negligence that can lead to malpractice lawsuits. Allegations of negligence can arise against a nurse from almost any action or failure to act that result in patient injury. This information addresses related laws and regulations, malpractice, and ways of preventing malpractice allegations by defining the relevant issues nurses are facing in health care on a daily basis.
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The Future of Medicine: Protecting Privacy Without Impacting Quality of Care

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Management of patient data is easily one of the most pressing responsibilities faced by healthcare organizations today. Modern technology and innovative approaches to care are making it easier than ever for patients to receive the treatment they need when they need it, but these advances are challenging the standard approach to privacy and protection of data. How do you ensure ease of access to patient records in a timely manner without compromising privacy? In this webinar, Nick Desai, CEO and Co-Founder of Heal, and Kevin Sheu, Director of Customer Identity Solutions at Okta, discuss the challenges of balancing patient control with data security.
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Cohesive Strategies for Payment Delivery

Change Healthcare

Lots of healthcare data moves electronically between payers, providers, and members. Unfortunately, a substantial percentage of payments between payers and providers are still done with paper—resulting in slower transactions, high administrative costs, and lots of process friction. Watch this video to hear a large national payer share the strategy behind their company’s success in getting providers to sign up for electronic payments and to learn how you can optimize the adoption of electronic payments by your providers using Change Healthcare’s Payer Enrollment Services.
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EHR Optimization in an Era of High Demand: What Clinical Informaticist Leaders Are Learning

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Now that the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) has been universalized, the leaders of patient care organizations are moving forward to optimize their EHRs, and to make use of the advantage that automation has brought. Numerous issues around organizational strategy, prioritization, and operational tactics remain to be resolved.
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The concept of privacy and confidentiality in the medical profession is as almost as old as medical practices themselves. Many of the standards of ethics and morals among healthcare professionals are passed down to us from Hippocrates; the Ancient Greek physician whose ‘Hippocratic Oath’ remains a key text for anyone working in healthcare the modern United States.

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