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Articles by Jay Bazzinotti

Healthcare and Insider Attacks: An Ounce of Prevention

Published on 06/13/2014 by Jay Bazzinotti
Category: Security

Recently a woman in Winton Hills, Ohio sued the University of Cincinatti Medical Center because her bitter ex-boyfriend, who worked at the hospital, and two other employees posted her medical records on Facebook. If proven, this activity represents a tragic breach of HIPAA and illustrates how an insider can put a healthcare organization at risk. A recent Information Security study suggested that American healthcare organizations spend six percent of their budget or more on implementing security tools, policies ...

Musings on HIMSS 2014

Published on 03/12/2014 by Jay Bazzinotti
Category: Healthcare IT

HIMSS 2014 was my first trade show as a Park Place employee, and my first experience with¬†the healthcare IT¬†industry. I was standing in the booth the first day of the event when a man came by and looked around.‚ÄúCan I help you?‚ÄĚ I asked.‚ÄúNot really,‚ÄĚ he said, ‚ÄúWe used to use Park Place International¬†but my¬†company switched to another vendor. But sometimes I still get advice from your people....