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20% of RNs Had Patient Data Breaches, Claim Response Confidence

January 10, 2018 - There is potentially a disconnect between healthcare professionals’ confidence in preventing patient data breaches and actually being able to do so, according to recent research from the University of Phoenix. Twenty percent of registered nurses (RNs) and 19 percent of administrative staff reported that their organization had experienced a patient data breach. However, 48 percent of...


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AHIMA: Healthcare Data Privacy, Security Top HIM Topic for 2018

by Elizabeth Snell

Potential cyberattacks and other cybersecurity threats will help keep healthcare data privacy and security main concerns going into 2018, according to recent AHIMA predictions. In total, AHIMA members listed eight key focus areas. Privacy and...

Crafting a Strong Healthcare Cybersecurity Action Plan

by Elizabeth Snell

Following recent research showing that 83 percent of physicians report they have experienced a cybersecurity attack, AHIMA released a healthcare cybersecurity action plan to assist entities in preparing for potential threats. Implementing an...

Expanding Beyond HIPAA Audit Prep for Information Governance

by Elizabeth Snell

Earlier this month, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) published its newest toolkit to assist organizations in preparing for HIPAA audits. The “External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit” addresses...

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