Health care is changing in 2019, just as it did in the years before it. But this year, rapidly-changing healthcare insurance market rules and adjustments alongside health care industry changes may make 2019 even more eventful.
Social engineering is basically any method or strategy used to manipulate people and deceive them into divulging personal information or offering access to accounts. This is often related to your computer network’s security, company passwords, or personal identity. Social engineers use what they know about you or about your company to gain your trust and access your information.
Blockchain technology helps to secure electronic healthcare records by providing a more advanced form of encryption. Right now, blockchain technologies are still bleeding-edge tech we haven’t seen much of quite yet. It’s expected to grow over time as blockchain is an area of intense interest for researchers–it could make security software and applications stronger than ever before.
Email phishing is an all-too-common ploy hackers use to steal your identity, acquire your account password, or access your secured software or system. Unfortunately, phishing works. It works well enough to fool people who are tech-savvy and comfortable online. That said, there are strategies you can use to protect yourself and your information from phishing attempts. T
Patient health data security and privacy are important to protect. Your patients entrust you with their private health information and with secrets they ordinarily wouldn’t share with anyone else. Because of this privileged position doctors and other healthcare providers have in the lives of patients, it’s important for you to guard against unauthorized use of your patients’ data and information.