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Update on Federal Cures Act Information Blocking Rule

The definition of "electronic health information" subject to the Information Blocking Rule has been expanded as of Oct. 6th to include the "electronic protected health information" in the "designated record set," as defined by HIPAA.

October 11, 2022

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GreyCastle Security Issues Alert on Atlassian Confluence Server Vulnerability

Members advised to review important security alert from LeadingAge NY Endorsed Vendor GreyCastle Security for your protection.

June 7, 2022

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HHS OCR Provides Tips on Defending Against Common Cyberattacks

Latest OCR cybersecurity newsletter explores preventative steps that HIPAA-covered entities and business associates can take to protect against some of the more common, and often successful, cyberattack techniques.

March 18, 2022

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GreyCastle Security to Present LeadingAge NY Member-Exclusive Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Members are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to receive training that will supplement their current cybersecurity training curricula.

January 11, 2022

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3G Network Shutdowns Could Affect Medical Devices, Life Alert Systems

Help older adults prepare for the phase-out.

November 23, 2021

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How to Navigate Constant Cyberthreats in Healthcare

LeadingAge NY’s Karen Lipson discusses navigating the tricky world of cybersecurity in a new GreyCastle Security podcast episode.

July 20, 2021

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State and Federal Agencies Warn of Imminent Cyberattacks

CISA, the FBI, and HHS issued a joint advisory last week describing the threat of ransomware attacks known as Ryuk and Conti and the steps providers can take to mitigate the threat. At the same time, DOH issued an advisory referencing three ransomware attacks occurring over the last two weeks that have impacted a health system, a separate hospital, a local health department, and its county-operated ACF.

November 2, 2020

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DOH Issues Cybersecurity Vulnerability Notification

Active and substantial cybersecurity threat is exploiting a vulnerability in Citrix Gateway Management Devices such as NetScaler, a widely used product.

April 7, 2020

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Exercise Vigilance for Potential Iranian Cyber Threat

As a result of recent events involving the United States and Iran and the threat of retaliation (potentially cyber-based) by Iran, DOH is urging health care providers and local health departments to exercise increased vigilance for potential cyber events.

January 7, 2020

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LeadingAge Launches New Health Information Exchange Resources for LTPAC Providers

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies has released a new Health Information Exchange Selection Tool and related resources for LTPAC.

November 5, 2019
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