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  • The Rampant Growth of Cybercrime in Healthcare

    by Samantha Holvey | Mar 20, 2017

    This issue brief summarizes cybersecurity topics that were discussed at multi-stakeholder cybersecurity roundtables convened in November, 2015 and April, 2016 by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI). In follow-up to a primer published on the anatomy of a cyberattack, this issue brief explores some of the common vulnerabilities of healthcare organizations that are typically exploited by threat adversaries in today’s environment as well as best practices to mitigate these vulnerabilities.


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WEDI elects Laurie Darst as board chair

Apr 5, 2017, 11:56 AM

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange named Laurie Darst chair of its board of directors. Ms. Darst is a regulatory advisor for the department of finance at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic.

Ms. Darst's primary focus at Mayo includes HIPAA compliance for electronic transactions, regulatory administrative simplification mandates as well as trends affecting revenue cycle management. She participates in several national standard setting organizations including the National Uniform Claim Committee and National Uniform Billing Committee.

To read more, visit Becker's Hospital Review.

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