Balancing Healthcare Security and Usability with Identity & Access Management

It’s no secret there are high expectations surrounding the healthcare industry, especially today with the state of emergency and fear bound to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Healthcare organizations must take even higher measures to protect patient and staff safety, deliver a high quality of care in an efficient manner, and keep patient records and information secure with adherence to compliance requirements.

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Cut the Paper Trail and Stay DEA Compliant With EPCS Solutions

Enhanced security, increased patient safety, reduced risk of prescription fraud, better patient experience— the benefits of Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) are clear. Spurred in response to the opioid crisis, EPCS eliminates paper prescriptions by allowing clinical prescribers to electronically write prescriptions for controlled substances. It also permits pharmacies to receive, dispense, and archive e-prescriptions.

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What You Need to Know About EPCS: E-Prescribing Benefits and to Whom it Applies

Over the past two decades, the Opioid Epidemic has topped an alarming level of news headlines. In response to this, effective June 1, 2010, the Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) was passed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as an alternative to hard copy prescriptions. 

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Identity Automation to Showcase Award-Winning IAM Platform at 2020 HIMSS Conference

I’m excited to announce Identity Automation will be exhibiting in booth #5669 at the 2020 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Global Health Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, March 10-12.

The HIMSS conference offers a unique opportunity for us to showcase our award-winning solutions to healthcare professionals from around the country.

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Threats With IAM, Part 4 - Insider Threats

From social engineering attacks and phishing to malware and hackers, the healthcare industry has a firm target on its back. As we explored in the other three parts of our healthcare breach crisis blog series, attacks can come from almost any vector with the payoff for criminals on the dark web or via ransomware being well-worth the effort.

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Identity and Access Management – Bridging the Efficiency and Security Gap in Healthcare

*Disclaimer: This article originally appeared on HIT Consultant.

The healthcare sector is charged with preserving some of the most sensitive information of any industry. Hospitals and clinics are required to securely store data, such as social security numbers, patient medical records, insurance policy details, and credit card numbers.

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Our Top Healthcare Blogs of 2019

This year has been an exciting time as we’ve continued to expand our presence in the healthcare industry! Following our 2018 acquisition of HealthCast Inc., we hit the ground running with a series of new healthcare content.

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Healthcare Identity and Access Management: Why It’s Time to Shift from Single Sign-On to Comprehensive IAM

In a recent blog article, we discussed the top 5 Identity and Access Management challenges the healthcare industry is facing. Evolving compliance regulations, growing M&A activity, digital transformation, ongoing financial and organizational issues, and mounting security threats are all driving the need for more comprehensive Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities that go well-beyond pure single sign-on (SSO) alone.

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Overcoming the Top 5 Healthcare Identity Management Challenges Requires More Than SSO

The healthcare industry is in a state of flux. Increasing regulations, the shift from paper-based to digital records, and pressure to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care has given rise to a period of change and new challenges. 

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks with IAM, Part 3 - Hacking

Cybersecurity breaches continue to plague healthcare organizations. Every month, new horror stories about patient data being compromised hit the headlines. Despite this, and the evolving regulations in healthcare, the fact remains that the industry is still behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity.

We’ve decided to take a closer look at the top threat actions that are causing these healthcare data breaches and how a modern identity and access management (IAM) solution can help. So far in our series, we’ve covered social engineering and malware attacks

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