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6 Questions You Should Ask About Cybersecurity for Medical Practices

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Cybersecurity for medical practices is serious business. Granted, every business needs to take cybersecurity seriously. Cybercrime has been on the rise for a while and shows no signs of slowing down. For hospitals and other medical facilities, that's a terrifying reality. Healthcare organizations are subject to HIPAA and are tasked with keeping ultra private information secure. They're prime targets for cybercriminals looking to leverage the sensitive nature of the data against organizations. If you're a part of or you lead a medical practice, you need to keep cybersecurity in mind. Ask yourself the six questions below to help you vet your current cybersecurity solution:

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PCI-DSS Compliance: The 3 Most Important Changes

Posted by Ben Fraley on March 22, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Does your organization accept credit cards? If you do, your organization needs to follow the PCI-DSS compliance standards. PCI-DSS stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards; they were adopted as a shared set of data security standards by the major US credit card companies in 2005. Complying with these standards protects your organization from liability in the event of a breach.

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Why Security Awareness in Healthcare is Critical

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Security Awareness training and programming is important for every industry. Security Awareness in healthcare is especially critical. The healthcare industry is responsible for the safekeeping of highly sensitive medical data. HIPAA tries to ensure that security is tight and materials are handled correctly, but that only goes so far. Any breach of a medical organization's network or data can be highly damaging to the practice in question. HIPAA violations come at a steep cost and a lost reputation is something that may never be recovered. Every organization in the healthcare industry needs Security Awareness training. This is why:

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IT Support for Medical Practices: Keep These 5 Things in Mind

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Healthcare organizations need top-flight IT support. Every business relies on technology for its day to day operations. When it comes to medicine, the stakes are higher and the consequences of poor support are more serious. If you're part of a healthcare organization, you understand the gravity of the work and the importance of working technology. When thinking through the concept of IT support for medical practices, keep the following 5 things in mind. If you feel that your current IT support solution isn't meeting your needs, consider a change. 

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4 Reasons to Seek Help with HIPAA Compliance

Posted by Integrity Staff on March 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM

HIPAA compliance can give any medical practice fits. If a medical practice, law firm, or any other type of agency handles sensitive medical information, it's subject to HIPAA. The security standards for staying compliant can be daunting and avoiding violations is a common challenge for organizations. If you find yourself and your organization in this position, it's a wise idea to seek out help. While it can be tempting to try to handle it internally, it's often more trouble than it's worth (and risking violations isn't the best idea). Why should you seek help with HIPAA compliance?

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