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Now more than ever, don't neglect America's cyber infrastructure

Robert Lord and David Mussington propose three actions that address the critical cyber vulnerabilities our nation currently faces.

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drug diversion digest, Whitepapers, Industry Reports

2017 Drug Diversion Digest

The first report of its kind to analyze publicly-available drug diversion incidents involving healthcare workers. Our goal is to better equip healthcare leaders with a new level of insight, so they may better protect members of their workforce who might be vulnerable to drug abuse, and keep patients safe from potential harms associated with...

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Breach Barometer, Whitepapers, Industry Reports

Breach Barometer Report: Year in Review

2016 Averaged at Least One Health Data Breach Per Day, Affecting More Than 27M Patient Records This report provides an in depth look at how data breaches are affecting the healthcare industry in 2016

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An alarming 57 health data breaches in November — highest in 2016

This month’s data regarding breaches of protected health information reinforces the need for health data security to be a top priority. With an average of almost 2 breaches per day, November has seen a record number of breach incidents, the highest of any month in 2016. What’s even more concerning is that employees (insiders) are responsible for...

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Meaningful Use, security risk assessments, and HIPAA: How do they interact?

Meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) has been an important topic in the healthcare world since the federal government introduced the Meaningful Use (MU) Program to encourage healthcare organizations to adopt EHRs. Organizations have had to ensure that they are using certified EHR technology and that they are meeting all the security...

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