• June 24th, 2014
    When it comes to HIPAA compliance and cyber security, your business associates are as much your organization as your own employees. In a June 26 presentation to the North Carolina Healthcare Information & Communications Alliance, Phyllis Patrick & Associates Founder and President Phyllis Patrick and NJVC Cyber Security Principal Robert J. Michalsky explained how your organization can implement an effective training policy, and why truly effective cyber security is about much more than HIPAA compliance. 

     

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  • February 6th, 2014
    Meeting HIPAA regulations is a requirement for HIPAA compliance, but as NJVC Cyber Security Principal Robert J. Michalsky said at the 22nd National HIPAA Summit, it's only a start. To protect patient data with the same zeal doctors protect their well being and avoid HIPAA-violating breaches, healthcare provider organizations must adopt a holistic cyber approach, starting with simple cyber hygiene. Review the slides of his presentation below.
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  • September 19th, 2013
    To the best of this blog's knowledge, Hippocrates never once turned on a computer, woke up in a cold sweat at night worried about electronic medical record (EMR) data breaches or cursed loudly (though surely eloquently), while sifting through  the 68,000 ICD-10 codes to distinguish toxic sting of a scorpion, subsequent encounter (T63.2X1D) from initial encounter with other, less-worthy-of-classification, arthropods (T63.481A).
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  • August 22nd, 2013
    Healthcare IT brings new possibilities to healthcare and the practice of medicine by the terabyte. But with increased digital reliance comes increased responsibility to maintain vigilance over your IT enterprise.

    In this brief overview of health IT's cyber vulnerabilities, find out why healthcare cyber security is more than simply protecting records and how NJVC's long history of protecting some of the nation's most vital data for intelligence and defense customers can help your healthcare protect its most valued resource, your patients.

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  • August 14th, 2013

    Whether you consider it a net or a harness, partnering with the right health IT vendor can provide you with the ability to balance the transformation of healthcare delivery with regulatory compliance and information assurance. This high-wire act is tough for even the most skilled IT practitioners. NJVC provides health IT safety nets to ensure that compute resources can be securely provisioned with elastic and flexible capacity control and deployment. While the occasional tumble may happen, as with all technology, the results aren't catastrophic with a health IT safety net.

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