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Often Forgotten Risk to Patient Data

Academic medical centers and health systems with large research groups present unique challenges for EMR access monitoring programs, according to a recent talk by Dr. Daniel Fabbri, Founder and CEO of Maize Analytics. Dr. Fabbri, also an Assistant Professor of...

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Passwords Aren’t Protecting EMR Data

Many healthcare systems rely on user IDs and passwords to control access to electronic medical records (EMR). These safeguards can help protect sensitive patient data. Unfortunately, many healthcare workers share passwords. In one study, 73% of healthcare workers...

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Three Essential Elements of the Compliance Toolkit

Compliance officers regularly navigate one of the most complex systems in our country—health care. To protect patient privacy, they are charged with creating (and enforcing!) policies that align with changing regulations, while juggling practical limitations at their...

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Thoughtfully Connecting EMRs

One of the largest EMR vendors in the country is expanding its services. Epic Systems recently launched “One Virtual System Worldwide,” an initiative to help connect EMRs across institutions. The multifaceted platform helps customers go beyond simply viewing patient data at …

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Beyond User Behavior Analytics

What is beyond user behavior analytics? Explanation-Based Auditing: A system that learns why each access event occurs. If no reason is found, it is suspicious and prioritized for review. Learn how healthcare systems are automatically filtering over 99% of the access...

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