Security

April 15, 2024

Five Key Takeaways from ONC’s Federal Health IT Plan 2024-2030

Read Time: 3 min The ONC released a draft of the Federal Health IT Plan for '24-'30, inviting public commentary on its vision for the future of healthcare.
January 15, 2020

Revisiting Some of 2018’s Most Significant Healthcare IT Topics in 2020

Read Time: 3 min In our 2018 Healthcare IT Year in Review post, we discussed the four most significant stories of 2018. Three of these topics continued to be front and center in 2019, and we wanted to review the advancements.
November 1, 2018

Today’s Challenges in Healthcare IT

Read Time: 5 min Just a few years ago, healthcare executives were worried about EHR adoption, meaningful use, and HIPAA compliance. Today, they are faced with a whole new set of challenges and rules that are continually changing.
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.
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.
January 2, 2017

Security Remediation at a Large Academic Medical Center

Read Time: 2 min UC Irvine Health saves $6M in security remediation costs, and an estimated $5-7M in breach avoidance, in only 90 days, by using Optimum’s Security Remediation solutions.