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2017 Cyber Breach report highlights threats to healthcare providers

News Article - 02.22.18

Risk & Compliance

Health Information Technology

Malware, accidental disclosure, portable devices, payment care fraud, phishing scams, and loss of paper records all pose a significant threat to physician practices. A recent report from Beazley discusses the myriad breach risks and their impact on healthcare organizations.

Practical steps can we taken to protect your organization from cyber breaches and OCR scrutiny:
  • Regularly train employees on HIPAA and document training
  • Conduct proper risk assessments for all PHI and ePHI
  • Encrypt data at rate and in transit

Click here to visit the MGMA Cyber Security checklist.