The convenience of digital technology offers a wide array of benefits and risks. Technology has opened many doors for senior living providers to advance care, reduce costs and improve their residents’ experience. However, when left unprotected, technology has also opened the door to new risks.
Cybercrime is an abstract term which has developed a specific narrative. Most often, cybercrime relates to the pursuits of criminal enterprise. So generally, there is an expectation that an incident or series of incidents are effects from organized criminal activity.
As healthcare evolves, CFOs and business owners are continually looking for ways to increase revenue and decrease costs. In a market crowded with solutions promising to help collect bills faster and shorten the revenue cycle, evidence also shows there are proactive steps that can be taken to improve the bottom line through investing in and maintaining technology. Here are five ways technology can help improve your bottom line:
As Director of Information Security & Compliance at Keystone, Montez Fitzpatrick works every day to be sure that clients and the public are aware of new and threatening security vulnerabilities. Montez has recently updated Keystone clients and staff on a potential threat.
Chip Caraway Brings Expertise to Health IT Company’s Initiative to Expand Its Services
ST. LOUIS, MO–(February 22, 2016) – Keystone Technologies, a leading force in health IT and senior care technology solutions, announced it has hired data conversion specialist Chip Caraway as a Data Architect. The move is part of a larger initiative by Keystone Technologies to expand its data conversion services.
2015 was one of the greatest years Keystone IT has had yet! From moving into our new headquarters, winning 3rd fastest growing company in St. Louis, and #1 Best IT Firm in St. Louis we could not be more thankful for the business relationships we have and continue to foster. As we look back on this record breaking year, we wanted to highlight our top posts written by our Keystone IT industry experts. Take a look at our top 10 best posts of 2015.
In recent years, healthcare companies have been moving their services into the cloud at a rapid rate. By 2020, the healthcare cloud computing market is expected to grow at a 20.5% compound annual growth rate to reach about $9.48 billion. However, this expedited growth does not come without security concerns. Recent studies have shown that of the hundreds of applications used within hospitals, 93% of the cloud services are a security threat to hospitals.
Let’s face it, security risk analysis protocol and details can be confusing even after learning about it in a seminar or book. That is why we like to end our presentations about security risk analysis with these top 10 myths of security risk analysis. Take a look at some of these myths you thought may have been true.
Penetration testing is important process for determining the strength of an organization’s IT security. However, the value of the process itself is determined by the thoroughness of the testing. In other words, not all penetration testing is created equally.
But let’s back up a bit and answer a few questions:
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced its intention to begin its second round of HIPAA audits. Slated to begin in 2016, the initiative will include both on-site and desk audits and will focus on areas of poor compliance found in initial audits. Audits will cover hospitals, healthcare providers, health plans and businesses. This round of compliance audits will include 200-300 limited scope desk audits to create a sample base of covered entities to ensure HIPAA Privacy, Security & Breach Notification Rules compliance.