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Meditology Launches Healthcare Security & Privacy Resource Center

Meditology Services, a top-ranked healthcare information security and privacy consulting firm, has launched an innovative Resource Center with on-demand guidance sourced from the nation's best and brightest healthcare cybersecurity leaders and organizations. The center is designed to deliver cutting-edge updates on the latest approaches for tackling healthcare security, privacy, compliance, and risk management challenges. Read More

Outlook 2020: Integrity Rule, Inpatient Audits Will Stir Things Up; Privacy Is 'Huge Focus'

When an attorney at UofL Health in Kentucky was tricked by a phishing email, he called the compliance officer to report himself as “an idiot.” Fortunately, it was only a test - a fake phishing email the health system sends out randomly to test employees’ ability to resist the insidious attempts by hackers to access computer networks. Read More

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Taking Information Security Out of the IT Realm and Into a Broader Risk Strategy

Meditology Services ITRM Partner Brian Selfridge discusses how true healthcare IT security is evolving into a broader conversation that needs to be had at all levels of an organization at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on December 9th, 2019. | Read More

Cybersecurity Needs to Be Put in Business Terms

A cultural and communication shift is needed to get cybersecurity specialists out of the technology basement and around the hospital's leadership table, according to risk management specialists speaking during the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on December 9th, 2019. "We need to put cybersecurity in business terms. Cybersecurity, as part of a system's total enterprise risk, means looking at the need for protection in terms of how much money a hospital stands to lose," said Brian Selfridge, a partner with Meditology Services. | Read More

Meditology Services Invites Healthcare Workers to Be “CyberSmart”

Meditology Services is partnering with the National Cybersecurity Alliance to promote October 2019 as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. As a “Champion” of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Meditology is providing additional resources and information to educate healthcare executives and their information security teams on methods to promote cybersecurity education to all their organization’s employees and business partners. | Read More

Meditology Services Taps Nadia Fahim-Koster as Partner

Meditology Services LLC has named industry veteran Nadia Fahim-Koster as a partner in the firm. As Partner, Nadia serves as an executive advisor to many Chief Information Security Officers with reputable healthcare organizations across the United States.  he is a sought-after consultant, expert witness, author and presenter on privacy, security and regulatory compliance programs. Read More

Meditology Services Named 2019 Best in KLAS for Cybersecurity Advisory Services

Meditology Services was named as “Best In KLAS” for Cybersecurity Advisory Services in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Report. "Meditology’s mission is dedicated to working collaboratively with our healthcare clients to protect the countless patients and families they serve,” said Meditology ITRM Partner Brian Selfridge. “We are honored by the KLAS organization’s recognition of Meditology as the top firm for cybersecurity consulting leadership. We look forward to working with our existing and future clients in addressing their information security, privacy, and compliance challenges." Read More

Stakes Are Rising for Protection of Valuable Health Data

With criminal networks prioritizing the acquisition of medical records above other kinds of data - even financial - the stakes are rising for health care systems working with thousands of small vendors and complex, aging technology. Literally millions of patient records have been stolen over the past few years. Even giant insurers such as Anthem have been victimized. The black market values patient medical records 10 to 40 times higher than credit card and Social Security Administration data, according to a variety of reports over the past few years. Read More

Upcoming Events

29th National HIPAA Summit

March 3-5 | Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA

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HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition 2020 | BOOTH 400-57

March 9-13 | Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL

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HCCA 24th Annual Compliance Institute

March 29 - April 1 | Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN

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HITRUST Collaborate 2020

May 19-21 | Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, TX

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