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Keep tech support strangers out of your computer

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If you need tech help with your computer, where do you go? Most of us probably search online. But your online search can lead you straight to scammers who scare you into thinking your computer is in dire need of repair…and then sell you costly security software that you don’t need.
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FTC’s Tech Support Takedown 2019

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We read you loud and clear! Last year, the FTC got nearly 143,000 reports about tech support scams. We’ve been warning people about this type of scam for years. But one piece of information in the FTC’s newest Consumer Protection Data Spotlight was an eye-opener. People 60 and over were about five times more likely than younger people to tell us they lost money on this scam, even though they were less likely than younger people to say they lost money to many other types of scams.
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.  In addition, he is the author of 20 books, including Why Smart Executives Fail, Think Again and SUPERBOSSES:  How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.  And, if that wasn’t enough, he is the […]
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How Blockchain Can Enhance Healthcare Cybersecurity

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How Blockchain Can Enhance Healthcare Cybersecurity
When patients come to you for treatment or medical care, they expect that you will keep their information secure and protected. With an ever-changing cybersecurity environment, you always need to be on the lookout for new tools, like blockchain, that can help keep patients’ data secure at your organization. The important question is: Is blockchain capable of providing the security needed to protect patient health information?
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Health IT, HIPAA Privacy and Security, Cybersecurity | Tags: HHS, ONC, NIST, CDC, MIT Media Lab, HIPAA, Security, Privacy, Cyberattacks, Blockchain, Health IT, EHR, Healthcare Employees, Training, Healthcare Payers, Insurance Coverage, Audit | View Count: (266)
By Bill Tolson Vice President, Archive360 Various government privacy regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, various state regulations, and the draft federal privacy bill currently in Congress (the Consumer Data Protection Act) all include some form of the right to data erasure, otherwise known as the right to be forgotten. Because the regulations don’t specify the details […]
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness and Data Information Set (HEDIS®) is one of health care’s most widely used performance improvement tools. 190 million people are enrolled in plans that report HEDIS results. Approximately 42 states require audited HEDIS reporting. NCQA strives to keep HEDIS measures relevant to health care and therefore evaluates each measure yearly. This year, […]NCQA Public Sector Briefing: HEDIS 2020 Proposed ChangesAmy Maciejowski
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - It’s hard for me to remember a time when I wasn’t struggling with mental health issues. It’s even harder for me a remember a time when I wasn’t ashamed to talk about it. Even now, I still fear the reaction this kind of admission might invite from friends and professional peers. That’s why I am […]Inside Health Care #013-Paul Gionfriddo, Mental Health AmericaAlec Bose
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Getting calls from the SSA?

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Probably not. At least, not from the real SSA. But how many of you have gotten calls from someone who said they were the Social Security Administration? And maybe showed the real SSA phone number (1-800-772-1213) or a number close to it on your caller ID? Lots, right?
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Phishing: Don’t take the bait

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Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts – even phone calls – to get you to share valuable personal information, like account numbers, Social Security numbers, or your login IDs and passwords. Scammers use this information to steal your money, your identity, or both. The FTC’s new infographic, developed with the American Bankers Association Foundation, offers tips to help you recognize the bait, avoid the hook, and report phishing scams.
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By Adam Turteltaub adam.turteltaub@corporatecompliance.org No one wants to work under a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA), but there are lots of good lessons that can be learned from them. Laura Ellis, Senior Counsel in the Office of Special Counsel to the Inspector General at HHS, and Michael Lampert, a partner in the Boston office of Ropes […]
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