Securing Remote HME Patients & Workers
As telehealth and remote connectivity become more prevalent in HME, providers need ensure they’ve locked up their data nice and tight. What are today's security risks and how do providers counter them?
- By David Kopf
- Jul 29, 2021
While COVID-19 ramped up the need for telehealth and remote connectivity for both HME patients and distributed workforces, the drive to secure HME providers’ data predated the pandemic. What are the new data security challenges for HMEs? How should they respond?
In the latest episode of the HME Business Podcast, Jerry Dennany, Chief Technology Officer for Brightree, discusses the factors that have been driving the need for more remote security, the increasing number of healthcare data attacks, and how providers can take steps to secure their data both in terms of technology and business processes.
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In the previous episode of the HME Business Podcast, Matt Gruskin, credentialing director for the Board of Certification and Accreditation, points out some common pitfalls providers need to know to avoid and also discusses how providers can deal with corrective action plains, as well.
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About the Author
David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dkopf/ and on Twitter at @postacutenews.