April 14, 2020

HIPAA Exceptions During a National Emergency: Updates and Reminders

Operating during COVID-19 means that business is far from usual, especially in healthcare. For hospital compliance and privacy officers, exceptions to some HIPAA regulations, particularly about telemedicine, may affect their work throughout this national emergency. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced several such changes, and is likely to continue to do so as the pandemic continues in coming weeks. 

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April 7, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Monica Giffhorn, VP of Marketing

Our mission at Protenus is to advance the science of healthcare by bringing together creative and skilled individuals who are passionate about the security, usability, and applicability of health data. As this information becomes more voluminous, comprehensive, and, as a consequence, more vulnerable, we are building scalable, insightful solutions that address critical issues preventing the efficient, safe, and effective delivery of patient care. 

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April 6, 2020

Protenus Resource List for the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

The team at Protenus appreciates all of the work the healthcare community has done to respond to the COVID-19 health crisis. To help our customers and their colleagues, we have compiled a list of helpful resources. 

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March 10, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Ethan Wolkowicz, Senior Security Engineer

Our mission at Protenus is to advance the science of healthcare by bringing together creative and skilled individuals who are passionate about the security, usability, and applicability of health data. As this information becomes more voluminous, comprehensive, and, as a consequence, more vulnerable, we are building scalable, insightful solutions that address critical issues preventing the efficient, safe, and effective delivery of patient care. 

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February 18, 2020

2020 Breach Barometer: 41M Patient Records Breached as Hacking Incidents Escalate

With the continuing increase in breaches of patient data since 2016, as detailed in the just-released 2020 Breach Barometer®, the healthcare industry must continue to implement best practices to better protect patient data and ultimately prevent health data breaches from occurring. 

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