EHR security

Nightingale Notes Safe Amid Ransomware Attack

Butler County Health Department in Kansas, a Nightingale Notes agency for three years, was caught up in a county-wide ransomware attack. The county’s data was held for an undisclosed ransom amount. This brings up some questions about security: What does this mean for the health department’s patient records? Does this impact Nightingale Notes for Butler [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:36:28-06:00September 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Basic IT Security for the Public Health Worker

Health information technology is ever-changing, developing, and growing more sophisticated. While this technology empowers us to do our jobs better and more efficiently, it also brings its own set of challenges and concerns. Have you ever wondered what actually makes a password strong, and how to choose a password that is both strong and easy [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:36:49-06:00September 18th, 2017|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Transitioning to a Hosted EHR Solution

Submitting a billing claim, getting a list of vaccinations for a client, faxing orders to a physician and emailing a client about their next visit; what do all of these have in common? Well, you likely wouldn’t be able to do any of them without the power of the internet. With recent technological advances you’re [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:14:52-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Is Your EHR Secure: 3 Key Things to Ask (Part 3)

This is the last in our series of blogs on electronic health record security. The first two covered physical security and digital security. The focus of this article is data confidentiality. Client data should only be viewed on a need to know basis. There are a number of things your software can do to allow you [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:13:02-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Is Your EHR Secure: 3 Key Things to Ask (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of 3 blogs on EHR security. The first one covered physical security. Now we'll talk about digital security. This is the type of security that gets the most attention these days. While there will never be an application that is 100% safe against hackers, there are a number [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:10:10-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Is Your EHR Secure: 3 Key Things to Ask (Part 1)

Ensuring that an EHR software application is secure is a crucial step before you start sending it any confidential information. There are a few different types of security and EHR security measures that you’ll want to be aware of with any software application. The categories we’ll be covering are Physical  Digital Confidential This is not [...]

By |2018-06-21T04:39:01-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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