How to Mitigate Risks from Mobile Devices
The use of mobile devices for communication is only growing, and in the healthcare space that means providers and their business partners must have airtight policies and procedures when it comes to processing consumers’ electronic protected health information (ePHI.) Mobile devices should be a part of a company’s risk analysis processes. More information: http://bit.ly/2uJAcjr
Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise
Bankruptcy filings in the healthcare industry more than tripled in 2017, according to Bloomberg. “Regulatory changes, technological advances and the rise of urgent-care centers have created a ‘perfect storm’ for healthcare companies,” David Neier, a partner in the New York office of law firm Winston & Strawn LLC, told Bloomberg. Hospitals, including privately-owned facilities in rural areas, may be the most likely to file for bankruptcy after they were subject to reduced payments under The Affordable Care Act in the 2017 fiscal year. https://bloom.bg/2hWyfI0
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