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Bob Chaput to HealthcareInfoSecurity.com Podcast Listeners: Stop Focusing on the “Cyberthreat Du Jour,” Start Adopting a Risk Management “Long View”

In a podcast published on April 25, 2017, Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor of Information Security Media Group’s HealthcareInfoSecurity.com interviewed Clearwater CEO, Bob Chaput. Continue reading
By |April 27th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – How Comprehensive Must Your HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Be?

This entry is part 52 of 52 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – How Comprehensive Must Your HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Be?

Short Answer: All information assets in all lines of business in all facilities and in all locations. 
OCR just entered into its 50th Resolution Agreement / Corrective Action Plan with CardioNet, Inc., the 39th case involving ePHI and therefore requiring a risk analysis.  […]

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Does OCR really use the “Guidance on Risk Analysis Requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule”?

This entry is part 51 of 52 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Does OCR really use the “Guidance on Risk Analysis Requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule”?

Short Answer: YES! 
As long ago as June of 2005, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began publishing a series of seven security articles providing guidance on the “Security Standards for the Protection of Electronic […]

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – May 3rd Webinar with Leon Rodriguez – What OCR Expects in Your HIPAA Risk Analysis

This entry is part 50 of 52 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – May 3rd Webinar with Leon Rodriguez – What OCR Expects in Your HIPAA Risk Analysis
Join former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez (9/2011-7/2014), now a Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Bob Chaput, CEO, Clearwater Compliance, on May 3rd at 12 noon Eastern Time for an interactive presentation and discussion of OCR’s emerging standard […]

Clearwater Compliance’s IRM|Pro ™ Offers Expanded Enhancements to Address Evolving Hospital Cybersecurity Threats

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital and health system cybersecurity and compliance solutions that are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, today announced a major upgrade to its software solution, IRM|Pro™.

By |April 4th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

A Cost-Effective Solution for Strengthening Cybersecurity

Originally published by Healthcare Financial Management Association

Money for information security is tight. According to a February 2016 survey report by IDC Health Insights, 60 percent of acute care hospitals say their current and planned technology spending is not growing. And even for the 40 percent whose IT budgets are expanding, information security came in fourth […]

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog, Cybersecurity|0 Comments

Five Frequently Overlooked Assets to Include in Your HIPAA Risk Analysis

When embarking on a HIPAA Risk Analysis (HRA), per “Guidance on Risk Analysis Requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule”, the first step to be taken is to define the scope of the analysis by identifying all of the systems within your organization that create, receive, maintain, or transmit electronic protected healthcare information (ePHI). While many […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Blog, HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips|0 Comments

Call for State Privacy Laws to Align with HIPAA

In December 2016, the National Governors Association (NGA) released a report calling for improvements in the exchange of clinical information among healthcare providers in different states. Current conflicting and restrictive state laws, in addition to market barriers, have resulted in incomplete or delayed diagnosis and/or treatment for patients. State privacy laws supersede HIPAA and can […]

By |March 1st, 2017|Blog, HIPAA Laws|0 Comments

Clearwater Compliance Announces Sponsorship of the Most Wired Survey

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital cybersecurity and compliance solutions, announced its sponsorship of the 19th annual Health Care Most Wired® benchmarking study and survey, a strategic tool that helps hospitals and health systems to continually increase their technology operational efficiency and high performance enhancements.

By |February 15th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Clearwater Compliance Joins Intel Healthcare Security Readiness Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital cybersecurity and compliance solutions, announced an agreement to join the Intel Healthcare Security Readiness Program to help health & life sciences (HLS) organizations manage their growing cybersecurity risk.

By |February 9th, 2017|Press|0 Comments
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