The valuable knowledge HIM professionals possess—of documenting, indexing, classifying, and retrieval of information—is as relevant as ever.
With highly sensitive patient data to protect, and more vectors through which to access that data than ever before, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals should be of utmost concern to healthcare organizations.
GDPR goes into effect May 25, 2018, and imposes fines and penalties for failure to comply. A lack of understanding or readiness could be devastating to a business or healthcare organization.
It all starts with this question: Where do you see yourself five or 10 years from today?
Whatever the new source might be, healthcare organizations must have tools available that can assist in the development of IG programs and managing the Big Data influx.
The healthcare industry is a lucrative target for cyber criminals. Keeping health information private, protected and secured is a critical aspect of IG—especially as cyber threats continue to be on the rise.