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“Defense in Depth”: Why a Layered Approach Is Needed to Secure Data

As healthcare organizations grapple with the myriad challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the one thing that has remained a constant is change. From how IT teams collaborate to how care is delivered, the landscape has evolved dramatically - and that means the security strategy must do the same to keep pace. Whereas in years past, lost or stolen laptops and USB drives were the key concern, now CISOs are dealing with a more nefarious foe. Read More

Time-Crunched Doctors Are Relying on Remote-Working Scribes to Take Notes via Video Call

Article by Sarah Kwon and Kaiser Health News | Podiatrist Dr. Mark Lewis greets his first patient of the morning in his suburban Seattle exam room and points to a tiny video camera mounted on the right rim of his glasses. “This is my scribe, Jacqueline,” he says. “She can see us and hear us.” Read More

Meditology Expands Enterprise Risk Reporting Services

Meditology Services has announced a major expansion of their services to help healthcare entities automate and mature enterprise risk reporting models. Meditology’s Enterprise Risk Management Reporting services for healthcare entities leverages leading practices from premier healthcare organizations to enhance visibility, informed decision making, and accountability for managing enterprise risk. Read More

Meditology Establishes Healthcare Cloud Security Center of Excellence

Meditology Services has established a new Healthcare Cloud Security Center of Excellence. The new cloud security program includes a specialized team, tailored services, and resources dedicated to helping healthcare organizations manage growing cloud security risk exposures. Read More

OCR Issues Guidance on Covered Health Care Providers and Restrictions on Media Access to Protected Health Information about Individuals in Their Facilities

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued additional guidance reminding covered health care providers that the HIPAA Privacy Rule does not permit them to give media and film crews access to facilities where patients’ protected health information (PHI) will be accessible without the patients’ prior authorization.  Read More

Meditology Names Ryan-Freeman Jones as Managing Director and West Coast Leader

Meditology Services has named healthcare cybersecurity veteran Ryan Freeman-Jones to its Managing Director role including leadership of the West Coast consulting practice. As Managing Director, Ryan is responsible for the delivery of Meditology’s industry-leading cybersecurity advisory practice servicing a broad portfolio of healthcare clients across the country. Read More

Meditology Services Ranked #1 for Cybersecurity Advisory Services in 2020 Best in KLAS Report

Meditology Services has been recognized as the “2020 Best in KLAS” firm for Cybersecurity Advisory Services in the 2020 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Report. In preparing the annual Best in KLAS report, KLAS reviews more than 30,000 interviews conducted with health systems and payers across the country. Meditology Services was ranked as the top firm for the second consecutive year among a broad field of prestigious cybersecurity services providers. Read More

Meditology Launches Healthcare Security & Privacy Resource Center

Meditology Services 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