OCR Issues Cybersecurity Newsletter

OCR Issues Cybersecurity Newsletter

by ih-coc admin

OCR issues it's quarterly cybersecurtiy newsletter regarding malicious insider threats.  This topic is a growing concern in the healthcare sector.  Due diligence is a must and conducting thorough background checks on all workforce members, regardless of position or title, should be the industry standard.  Reference checks help but criminal background checks may identify potential concerns that can be addressed in the hiring process.  Organizations should also consider conducting background check updates for those workforce members who have been onboard for a while.  What is your organization's background check policy?

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Does your organization need assistance in developing a background check policy?  Our team at Colington Consulting includes this section as part of the overall HIPAA Risk Management Plan developed for our clients.  Give us a call at 800-733-6379 for an initial consultation to see if we can help.