Risk Management

Jun 22, 2021
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Risk Management invites hospitals and others to show their appreciation for health care risk management professionals during HRM Week, June 21-25
Apr 5, 2021
Our cyber adversaries are agnostic and collaborative in their approach — they assist each other to develop and launch malware and ransomware attacks against health care.
Mar 16, 2021
The AHA has created a panel of a limited number of highly-reputable and qualified cybersecurity service providers to support AHA member hospitals and health systems with their cyber defense programs. The AHA Preferred Cybersecurity Provider (APCP) Program will assist AHA members by directing them…
Oct 9, 2020
The number of large-scale data breaches at American health care organization increased 65% from 2010 to 2016. As a result, federal agencies are increasing their oversight and enforcement actions related to cybersecurity. And they are holding providers accountable.
Oct 9, 2020
Cyber risk should be evaluated in terms of potential risk to patient care and safety. Security and privacy of patient data is very important but not above patient safety.
Aug 7, 2020
Trusted insiders, both witting and unwitting, can cause grave harm to your organizations facilities, resources, information, and personnel. Insider incidents account for billions of dollars annually in “actual” and “potential” damages and lost revenue related to data breaches, trade secret theft,…
Aug 3, 2020
The FBI today alerted the private sector to a sophisticated and aggressive nation-state campaign targeting known critical and common vulnerabilities in virtual private networks, initially reported by the government last year.
Jun 16, 2020
COVID-19 has taken a catastrophic financial toll on health care providers, with an estimated $202.6 billion loss between March and June for hospitals alone. This precipitated a sectorwide downgrade by Moody’s and FitchRatings from stable to negative. Innovation within this context may mean more…
Jun 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule amending the Department of Health and Human Services’ Risk Adjustment Data Validation (HHS-RADV) program.