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 March 3, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare

This free webinar, recorded in September, 2017, might be very helpful to small practices or solo practitioners who are feeling overwhelmed about how to start hardening their security to comply with HIPAA and to prevent attacks or breaches.  From the AMA:

A staggering 83 percent of physicians recently told AMA researchers that their practices have experienced a cyberattack of some type. The 1,300 physicians surveyed also said not enough cybersecurity support is coming from the government that will hold them accountable for a patient information breach.

But concise, actionable advice is available to help medical practices uncertain how to proceed with a task fundamental to protecting patient confidentiality and meeting government requirements—a security risk analysis.

An hour-long AMA webinar provides insights into why the analysis has become an important practice requirement, along with tips for turning the often-dreaded review into a manageable exercise.

Read more on the AMA Wire.

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