Healthcare

Cloud-based solutions deliver additional value for HIPAA compliance

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 According to a recent Ponemon Institute report, seventy-two percent of the 600 IT professionals surveyed believed their cloud service providers would fail to inform them of a data breach that involved the theft of confidential business data, and 71 percent believed the same for customer data. Healthcare organizations have been […]

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Transferring Healthcare Files in the US? Here are the Terms You Should Know

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Of course, in order to understand the challenges (and solutions) of healthcare file transfer, there are a few essential terms that you’ll need to know. Let’s take a closer look at a few in particular: HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  This act requires the Department of Health […]

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HIPAA Compliance: A Demanding Effort Yielding Deserved Benefits

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The heat is on!  Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has never been more scrutinized and highly regarded.  The push towards compliance has fueled businesses large and small to explore the options and necessary requirements of HIPAA compliance.  Specifically, any organization that meets the […]

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Ipswitch / NHS Wales Nominated for SC Magazine Award

For healthcare organization, NHS Wales, safeguarding healthcare data is of critical importance.

As many of you will know MOVEit Managed File Transfer System has been shortlisted for SC Magazine Europe’s Awards for the second straight year; but what you may not be aware of yet is that NHS Wales have also been nominated for the Best Security Team Award. The team was […]

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Compulsory NHS audits and protecting patient data


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Yesterday, SC Magazine reported on promises by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to crack down on how NHS trusts handle patient data.  This follows plans outlined by Justice Minister Simon Hughes to grant the ICO the power to carry out “compulsory audits” on the NHS around the handling of confidential […]

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Friday Five: 1/31 Edition

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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Friday Five—in this edition we round up some IT trend stories and have some fun for our fans gearing up for the Super Bowl. Enjoy! Kudos to the healthcare industry: Data shows healthcare compliance improving. Shadow IT got you down? Check out these […]

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Advice from an Expert: Taking the worry out of file transfer so Healthcare IT Professionals can sleep better at night

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If you’re a healthcare IT professional, you’re likely losing sleep when it comes to ensuring regulatory compliance. Having the right processes and tools in place to manage the transfer of information in and out of your organization, both via people and systems, is at the heart of this issue. To […]

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