Healthcare News & Insights

Another PHI security regulator for hospitals to worry about

Hospitals now have one more government agency scrutinizing their security operations — the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 

Considering putting patient PHI on the cloud? 3 factors to consider

When making the switch to an electronic health records (EHR) system, some practices are choosing cloud-based services over more traditional hardware systems. Cloud-based systems may offer providers a lower up-front cost than other alternatives. The problem: The cost of a breach of patients protected health information (PHI) could far outstrip those savings.