SamSam ransomware is making a name for itself by attacking healthcare-related organizations. Prior to its famous attack on Allscripts, SamSam infected three hospitals. Ransomware remains a significant risk for organizations in 2018.Read More
HIPAA and EHR Case Studies: Read our case studies which deal with a wide variety of issues detailing the work of Eagle Consulting Partners with its clients, including HIPAA Privacy & Security; MIPS MACRA Support; EHR Implementation and Support. Case study topics are included to demonstrate best practices, to detail a scope of work performed by Eagle Consulting Partners, or to highlight another subject that would be of interest to others.
Allscripts’ EHR taken down by ransomware for extended period of time. All clients were affected. Case study emphasizes the importance of backups and emergency plans.Read More
Hermes ransomware attacks small physician practice. Ransomware encrypted database files prior to routine backup. Entire EHR database lost and backup unusable. Attack illustrates the importance of multiple generations of backup and separating backup from computer network.Read More
Eagle consulted and helped manage HIPAA compliance for a medical practice management software vendor as part of a program that included review and guidance for software features, client training classes, and a smart business associate agreement. Some of the costs of this major transition were defrayed with client training revenues.Read More