Tag: health IT

Ponemon Institute: Cyber attacks up dramatically, overall breaches down slightly at healthcare organizations

Criminal attacks on healthcare systems have risen 100 percent over the past four years, according to the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security. When the Traverse City, Mich.-based institute first conducted the study in … Continue reading

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Healthcare IT arena buzzing with enforcement, breaches, ICD-10 conversion, BYOD and more

BY TATIANA MELNIK Health IT Attorney As the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, it was already clear that 2014 was shaping up to be an exciting year for all things healthcare IT. With enforcement actions squarely on the … Continue reading

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HIPAA Omnibus Rule & OCR Targeting Covered Entities and Business Associates in 2014

Over the past couple of years, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule has been hovering its head over health care organizations, Software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies and anyone holding, processing, or transmitting Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs). With 2014 … Continue reading

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Midwest HIMSS Fall Tech Conference: Preparing for Cyber Attacks

Online Tech is liveblogging from Milwaukee at Rock IT Around the Clock! That’s the theme for the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference November 10-12, where we’re exhibiting our HIPAA hosting solutions at booth #501. Here’s our takeaways from a session … Continue reading

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Liveblogging from the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference

Online Tech is heading to Milwaukee to Rock IT Around the Clock! That’s the theme for the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference November 10-12, where we’ll be exhibiting our HIPAA hosting solutions at booth #501. Morning Keynote: Howard … Continue reading

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Online Tech Heads to Indy: 2013 HCCA North Central Regional Compliance Conference

Online Tech is heading to Indy this Friday, October 4 to exhibit encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions at the 2013 Healthcare Compliance Association’s North Central Regional Compliance Conference. HCCA is a member-based organization for compliance professionals in the diverse healthcare field, including hospitals, group … Continue reading

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Online Tech Exhibits Encrypted HIPAA Hosting at HIMSS Midwest Tech Conference

Online Tech is heading to Milwaukee to Rock IT Around the Clock! That’s the theme for the HIMSS Midwest Area Chapters Fall Technology Conference November 10-12, where we’ll be exhibiting our encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions at booth #501. We offer … Continue reading

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Attn, Healthcare Industry: SAS 70 is No Zombie

Although SAS 70 (Statement on Auditing Standards) has been dead for quite some time now, we’ve found that those lagging in the health IT industry may still be confused about why SAS 70 is no longer the audit to look … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead to September: Health IT, Cloud Computing/Virtualization

Here’s a preview of upcoming events for September 2013 – as summer winds down, HIPAA compliance, health IT and cloud security become a main focus of the next month. National Health IT Week September 16-20, 2013 Now in its eighth … Continue reading

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Top 5 Healthcare Cloud Security Guides

Private cloud or public? Encryption – addressable or a must-have? Cloud for email and document storage, or enterprise-class infrastructure? As HIPAA continues to evolve with the deadline of the final HIPAA omnibus rule coming up (Sept. 23), it’s a good time … Continue reading

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