ComplyAssistant’s Gerry Blass reviews the three high-priority gaps to concentrate on and close before the end of 2023 in New Jersey’s Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) Focus Magazine (Summer 2023 edition). To read the full article encompassing the following headlines, please click here.
ComplyAssistant’s Gerry Blass describes the importance of Business Continuity Planning for Extended Downtime in New Jersey’s Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) Focus Magazine (Summer 2023 edition). To read the full article encompassing the following headlines, click here.
Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) has traditionally been a fairly cumbersome process. While legacy software has existed for years, modern Software as a Service (SaaS) has the ability to transform how you conduct GRC. This is particularly true for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). After all, you’re not just managing compliance or security, you’re […]
You may have the best patients and healthcare staff in the world. However, a data breach or other violation of HIPAA can be detrimental to your healthcare organization, especially for patient outcomes. That’s why you need to understand what’s at risk if you fall out of compliance with HIPAA. Read the blog post below to […]
Validating your Information Security Management System (ISMS) involves an external audit. This is where an accredited auditor will review your system in detail. They’ll analyze your policies, procedures, and documentation in relation to your compliance. This confirms that your system is functioning correctly and that you have the right processes in place to maintain best […]
In healthcare, the benefits of incident reporting cannot be overstated. It allows you to enhance patient care, health outcomes, and compliance management. Incident reporting and management mitigate risk, clarify action plans and foster clear communication. There are several advantages to reporting incidents in a timely and efficient manner. Let’s explore the primary ones in the […]
Social media has become an incredible way to communicate with friends, family, and coworkers all across the world. However, any new technology can bring cyber risks along with it. That is particularly the case with social media, as we’ll explore in just a moment. So, when it comes to ensuring that your healthcare organization protects […]
Vendor risk management, as its name suggests, involves assessing and mitigating risks from third party vendors. During this process, you should evaluate your third party partners’ capabilities, trustworthiness, and reliability. In this blog post, let’s discuss how to choose vendor risk software that enables you to conduct this due diligence with accuracy and consistency. Ultimately, […]
Consistent HIPAA security risk assessments are essential to maintaining compliance for your healthcare organization. It allows you to understand where protected health information (PHI) may be at risk. HIPAA does require periodic risk assessments at least once per year. In addition to this, you must also have controls and governments in place to mitigate risks […]
Patient safety must be a top priority for every healthcare organization. Incident reporting, which is also referred to as event reporting, is meant to track adverse events that happen in your hospital. But having a patient-centric focus is essential. In this blog post, let’s cover what incident reporting entails and how you can optimize it […]