As experts in Security, Optimum Healthcare IT shares our industry knowledge and insight on the latest healthcare IT trends and issues.

October 26, 2021

Achieving Health Equity Requires a Robust IT Strategy

Read Time: 3 min HIMSS is hosting Global Health Equity Week to highlight the role organizations face in addressing healthcare equity among patients.
October 19, 2021

Healthcare Remains a Target for Cyberattacks

Read Time: 2 min Healthcare mirrors our society where our personal information is online and connected. That makes healthcare a prime target for cyberattacks.
October 13, 2021

Building a Cyber Resilient Backup Strategy

Read Time: 2 min Having a backup strategy that is safe from malicious actors is necessary to ensure the integrity of the backup system and data.
October 6, 2021

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Read Time: 2 min As we enter Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Optimum shares some key elements to make our clients successful from cyber threats.
September 9, 2020

Are Healthcare Data Breaches Increasing Because of COVID-19?

Read Time: 2 min Is COVID-19 providing more opportunities for healthcare data breaches? Year over year numbers from HHS indicate that this could be the case.
May 16, 2019

4 Ways to Improve Cyber Awareness

Read Time: 3 min Are you doing enough to protect your organization? While training is imperative, awareness is the most valuable asset of trained employees.
July 25, 2018

It’s Time to Increase Cybersecurity Efforts

Read Time: 3 min Healthcare data breaches have affected over 3.2 MILLION people so far in 2018. It's past time for healthcare to increase cybersecurity efforts.
June 19, 2018

Center Stage: Ann Mausser, Executive Director, Security Services

Read Time: 4 min Welcome to Optimum Healthcare IT’s "Center Stage" series. Our service line leaders have track records of service excellence in Healthcare IT and are passionate about their work. Our goal is to improve healthcare through technology, and these leaders are how we're getting there.
May 24, 2018

Are you Prepared for the Next Cyber Attack?

Read Time: 3 min Whether it is ransomware, data breaches, or IoT (Internet of Things) risks, the healthcare industry is under attack from many different angles. The next cyber attack could happen at any moment.
October 3, 2017

Patients Rely on your Planning During Natural Disasters

Read Time: 3 min If we learn anything from hurricanes' Harvey, Irma & Maria, it's that you need a disaster recovery plan in place to recover from a natural disaster. Don't be left under water, without a plan.
September 5, 2017

Only You Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Read Time: 3 min The Federal Government has taken steps to ramp up cyber security, but only you can prevent ransomware attacks at your hospital.
May 17, 2017

Disaster Recovery – Minimizing Data Loss

Read Time: 3 min Many healthcare organizations use the terms “disaster recovery” and “business continuity” to mean the same thing, but they're not the same. Which do have and which do you need?
April 19, 2017

Mom & Dad Were Right, About HIT Security Too!

Read Time: 3 min Mom & Dad gave us the same advice so often that it turned into background noise. That advice is just as important now, as it was then. Here are 3 of those things that apply to HIT security.
February 28, 2017

Five Considerations for Implementing a Successful Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Strategy

Read Time: 3 min Each year, billions of dollars are invested industry-wide on IT Disaster Recovery (DR) as part of Business Continuity (BC) planning. Even with large monetary and time investments, well-created and tested DR plans remain one of the primary challenges facing businesses.