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Improve Quality of Care and Clinical and Administrative Workflows During Patient Transfers
Posted by Marianna Prodan
In the course of receiving care, patients often travel from one provider to another. It’s critical that their protected health information (PHI) travel along with them. But too often, PHI is not transferred quickly or reliably. Incompatible IT systems, rigid compliance procedures, and...
Transforming Care with Governance Over External File Sharing
Posted by Marianna Prodan
It is becoming increasingly critical for providers to have full control and visibility into patient information and how it is shared externally with specialists, researchers, other facilities or insurers. The ramifications of not knowing where patient information is stored, who has access to it, or...
Protecting patient data
Posted by Marianna Prodan
“What happens with the information I share with others?” That’s a pressing question for information security professionals at hospitals and other acute care organizations. When the 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey asked these security experts for their top concerns about...
Share patient info securely and efficiently with Accellion kiteworks
Posted by Accellion Team
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation—a network of 11 hospitals, trauma centers, neighborhood health centers, nursing homes, and post-acute care centers. The integrated health care system provides essential services to more than one million New Yorkers...
Protecting patient data is complex but also critical
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Accellion is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar featuring Soma Bhaduri, Director of Information Security and Risk Management with New York City Health & Hospitals (HHC) and Jason Bradt, Chief Medical Officer with Concentric Operations Group. The webinar takes place August 10 th at 1pm EDT...
Electronic Medical Record
Posted by Marianna Prodan
The American healthcare industry is undergoing a decades-long transition from paper-based patient records to electronic medical records (EMR). EMR—also known as electronic health records (EHR)—fulfill one of the goals of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)...
Improving patient care with secure collaboration
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Indiana is known for a lot of things: Notre Dame football, the birthplace of James Dean and David Letterman, five U.S. vice presidents, the Indy 500, the Studebaker, Hoosiers , the first gas pump and machine gun, and lots more. Indiana isn’t however known for an overabundance of pediatric...
8 Reasons Why Pharmaceuticals Need BYOD and BYOD Security
Posted by Marianna Prodan
The Pharmaceuticals industry depends on three things: data, collaboration and security. Okay, perhaps four things, the fourth being drugs that work but that’s by and large dependent upon the first two things. Data includes bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry data, in vitro testing data,...
ransomware is becoming more common, more stealthy, and more costly
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Once a rare form of malware found primarily in Eastern Europe, ransomware is becoming more common, more stealthy, and more costly. In 2015, there were about 1,000 attacks per day, according to Symantec. In 2016, there have been days with 4,000 attacks. Most attacks are against individuals and...
Healthcare data breaches put patient data at risk
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Healthcare data breaches are increasingly common—that’s one of the stark conclusions from the Ponemon Institute’s sixth annual study on the state of security and privacy in the healthcare industry. Drawing on a detailed survey of healthcare organizations (HCOs) and their business...
How safe is your healthcare organization?
Posted by Marianna Prodan
MedStar Health, 21 st Century Oncology, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital. The list of cyber attacks targeting the healthcare industry goes on and on. The ten largest healthcare data breaches in 2015 compromised the personal health information (PHI) of almost 110 million Americans. That’s...