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Practice Management Nuggets Podcasts for Your Healthcare Practice - is a regular interview series with practice managers, healthcare providers, or trusted vendors who support healthcare practices. Topics include things you need to know to help you start, grow, improve, or maintain your healthcare practice. The events will be short – about 30 minutes – with nuggets of information that you can use right away. And best of all – this is a free, no cost opportunity for you and your staff to hear from experts on a variety of topics how they made their clinics and businesses a success! Practice Management Nuggets© series is hosted by Jean L. Eaton (Your Practice Management Mentor and Practical Privacy Coach) of Information Managers Ltd. I am constructively obsessive about privacy and confidentiality in the healthcare sector--and I think you should be, too! I help primary care practice managers and health care providers properly manage the risk of a privacy breach, stay out of jail, avoid fines AND keep an efficient practice! Practice Management Nuggets has been interviewing guests and sharing nuggets of information since 2014! Get all the show notes at PracticeManagementNuggets.Live. www.InformationManagers.ca www.PracticeManagementNuggets.Live
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Now displaying: May, 2021
May 3, 2021

What has been happening lately in cybersecurity in healthcare?

Today, Anne Genge, CEO of Alexio Corporation is my guest on this episode of Practice Management Nuggets For Your Healthcare Practice!

Anne and Jean discuss recent privacy breach scenarios and cybersecurity trends and steps that you can take now to prevent these events to happen to you!

Virtual care, telehealth, and working from home presents opportunities – and cybersecurity risks. Digital health and digital transformation has grown rapidly in the last year. Take time now to review your practice and defend yourself from dramatic increases in cybersecurity attacks.

Meet Anne Genge

Anne Genge is a pioneer in protecting health data and those who use it. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with a specialization in dentistry. Anne also holds certifications for HIPAA, Credit Card Security, Internet, and Network Security.

Ransomware and data theft have changed the face of dentistry in the past decade meaning dentists need a new toolkit for protecting their practices. With over 20 years of experience, Anne knows the challenges healthcare providers face with technology. She and her team at Alexio Corporation work with dental and medical professionals to minimize data risk and maximize patient care.

As healthcare grows increasingly dependent on the digital environment, cyber-security becomes increasingly more difficult. Protection of patient data is not only law, it’s imperative for business success and reputation. Anne simplifies cyber-security for dentists and other healthcare providers and gives ‘real world’ strategies to protect patient information and the practice business.

To find more, see https://getalexio.com  

My Takeaways

Anne shared Top 3 Tips For an Incident Free 2021 for healthcare providers and dentists and protect your practice and your patients including these nuggets.

  • Secure the network
  • Secure the people
  • Disaster recovery plan

Show Notes

00:10  Introduction

00:54  Episode #082 6 Deadly Sins 

03:00 COVID-19 biggest influence on digital transformation

07:01  E-Health Saskatchewan Breach 

10:31  Anne’s recommendations basic steps for healthcare practices

18:08  Diagnostic Imaging clerical staff snooping - Employees access 3K patients’ records in privacy breach at Red Deer hospital. Red Deer Advocate. Apr. 13, 2021 

25:16  Episode #099 Table-Top Privacy Breach Fire Drills  

28:00  Top 3 Tips Incident free 2021

29:08  GetAlexio.com

30:00  Practical Privacy Officer Strategies https://informationmanagers.ca/practical-privacy-officer-training/

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