If not properly secured, many of the systems health care organizations use to store and share medical images could be exploited to expose patients' PHI.
Health Care Providers Need to Comply With HIPAA Regulations and Address These Five Critical Security Issues
Health care organizations must address these five major cybersecurity concerns to comply with HIPAA regulations and ensure proper handling of patient data.
The HIPAA settlements from 2016 reinforce the importance of risk analysis when creating policies and procedures to protect PHI.
Health care companies must review every business associate agreement to ensure that it aligns with HIPAA requirements and that PHI is properly secured.
The rash of cyberattacks on health care organizations has highlighted the need for the industry to move beyond HIPAA to develop stronger security strategies.
Medical data may fetch cybercriminals up to 10 times more money on the black market than credit card information, warn the FBI and others.