AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions Inc again achieves SOC data security standards; Also completes HIPAA compliance for secure health data

AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions Inc again achieves SOC data security standards;  Also completes HIPAA compliance for secure health data

AdvantEdge Healthcare Solutions Inc, a top national medical billing company that both develops and uses medical billing technology, has met the rigorous data security standards necessary to achieve System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1 Type 2, SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA compliance.

Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolution: Undergo Annual Penetration Testing to Strengthen Our Data Security Defenses

Cybersecurity New Year’s Resolution: Undergo Annual Penetration Testing to Strengthen Our Data Security Defenses

You make New Year’s Resolutions about exercising more frequently, dietary changes for the better and other health-related personal promises to yourself and your family.

But what about the health and well being of your data security defenses?
Is 2019 the year to resolve to be proactive about regular IT security & compliance checkups?
As the threat environment increases almost daily because of the application of artificial intelligence, virus mutations, and the proliferation of professional data thieves and kidnappers, it just makes good sense.

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

Secure your Mac computer in 6 easy ways

If you’re a Mac user, data privacy and security should be your #1 priority. Without the right security measures, you’re inviting cybercriminals to steal your critical data. Are you willing to take the risk? Secure your computer and fortify your defenses with these six tips.  The basics First, let’s start with the basics and head […]

4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

4 facts about HIPAA and your IT

HIPAA’s rules pertaining to IT are problematic to say the least, but things have become much clearer over the course of the past year. However, there are still a few areas in which your office might not be compliant. This isn’t necessarily through negligence on your part, but rather a lack of understanding as to […]

Endure tech disasters with external support

Endure tech disasters with external support

Three decades ago, the notion of hiring specialists in information technology was virtually unheard of. Nowadays, the majority of businesses are digitally operated, which means technology specialists are a must, especially given the huge increase in different types of security breaches. Determine how external support can back you up in times of technical distress. Access […]

OpenNotes portal initiative gaining steam

OpenNotes portal initiative gaining steam

A recent initiative to give healthcare patients access to the notes their doctor or clinician writes about their visit is continuing its meteoric rise across the country. OpenNotes began a few years ago by researching the benefits of allowing patients to have access to their doctor’s notes. Since that initial study, the number of healthcare […]

Ransomware alert for healthcare practices

Ransomware alert for healthcare practices

Ransomware is becoming a growing problem for the healthcare industry. And with around a dozen attacks on hospitals being reported since the beginning of the year, you may be wondering just how severe the problem is. Should you be alarmed? How can you protect your practice? Here’s an inside look at how the ransomware epidemic […]

Monitoring employees online. Is it right?

Monitoring employees online. Is it right?

Whether or not to monitor your employees’ computers can be a tricky decision. While part of you may think it’s unethical, you also may question if your staff are spending too much time on non-work related activities, and taking advantage of you in the process. So, should you monitor? Here are some pros and cons […]