When it comes to patient records and other medical information it is of the utmost importance to protect it. This sensitive information can cause great harm to someone if it gets into the hands of a hacker or someone with malicious intent. Most companies that deal with patient information are HIPAA compliant, yet there are so many common mistakes that put patient information at risk. VITEC Solutions has all-inclusive managed IT solutions that can help you protect patient information, as well as your network. Our team of experts can assist you in making sure that all of your client’s information stays safe and secure. Are you breaking HIPPA without even knowing it? Here are a few common mistakes companies make when it comes to medical information:
Database breaches are of the biggest mistakes many companies make when dealing with medical files. When your network has been compromised, you must act quickly in order to ensure that information stays secure. VITEC can help. WIthout managed IT services, we are able to make sure that all your information is backed up and secures. If a breach does happen, we have great recovery strategies; we can help you gain control of your network and regain access to the missing data.
Lost or Stolen Devices
When it comes to technology, there can be glitches in more than just the operating system. Lost, stolen or broken devices can lead to many HIPAA violations. VITEC Solutions can help you make sure your devices stay secure from malicious attackers, even when they are off the premises. Our team of experts can set up your network to protect you and your client’s sensitive information.
Illegal Accessing of Files
The final mistake that many HIPAA compliant companies make is when unauthorized personnel access files they should not. How is this possible? Weak passwords and unsecured networks are just two ways that people can dig their way into your network.VITEC can make sure your network is secure and encrypted so that no attackers or employees have access to information they shouldn’t.
VITEC Solutions has the all in one managed IT solutions that will help your company succeed. Our experts know the ins and outs of HIPAA compliance and will help you keep client information safe and secure. We have offices in Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany and New York so that your company can stay HIPAA compliant no matter where you may be. Call us today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to working with you!