Written in collaboration with Melissa Chaplik, JD Candidate 2024 The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is ending on May 11, 2023, and so are HIPAA compliance flexibilities for telehealth. Here’s to hoping that the first two episodes of Telehealth, Privacy and The Three Little Pigs inspired action. In the first episode, I warned: Telehealth is […]
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(2 min read) 3:35 AM. Alarm blaring. Disoriented, I pop out of bed, reach for my glasses and ask, “what is that?” “It’s the security alarm” my spouse replies. For a moment, I was relieved because I feared it was the fire alarm. For a split second, fire seemed like a better option than an intruder. After briefly playing out the intruder scenario in my head, the fear returned.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! It’s no secret that healthcare entities and the businesses that serve them are a popular target for cybercriminals – costing millions each year and damaging reputations. In fact, hacking and IT incidents are the leading cause of reported HIPAA breaches. Healthcare executives need to understand both the risks and […]