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May 2019

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6 Reasons You Should Conduct Regular Security Assessments

Breaches. Ransomware. Malware. DDoS. The next security threat is around the corner, is your organization prepared?

Proactively protect your data, medical devices, providers, staff, and patients from security threats with routine security assessments that will identify your vulnerabilities and allow you to take action before they’re exploited.

Download our newest white paper resource,
6 Reasons You Should Conduct Regular Security Assessments, to discover how security assessments can help protect your organization from threats.

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Industry News

Healthcare Data Breaches Reach Record High in April

Modern Healthcare (5/10/19) - Jessica Kim Cohen

The month of April experienced the highest number of healthcare breaches reported in a single month since HHS' Office for Civil Rights began maintaining its online database of healthcare breaches in 2010. Read details on the breaches and how they occurred in this Modern Healthcare article.

Physician Burnout Eased with Homegrown Tech

Search Health IT - Makenzie Holland

Kaiser Permanente fights fire with fire by developing digital tools to reduce technology-related physician burnout. Read about their innovative tools and apps in this Search Health IT article.

Best Strategies to Communicate Cybersecurity Risk to the Board

Health IT Security (5/22/19) - Jessica Davis

A recent Deloitte report shows the top seven ways security leaders can communicate both cyber risk
and cybersecurity needs to the boardroom and other C-suite members. Discover these strategies in
this Health IT Security feature.

Cost Savings for Telemedicine Estimated at $19 to $120 per Patient Visit

HealthLeaders (5/7/19) - Christopher Cheney

Diverting patients from emergency departments with telemedicine can save more than $1,500 per visit, according to a new study. Learn the study's findings and how telemedicine can deliver cost savings in this HealthLeaders article.

Majority of Healthcare Breaches Come From Inside the Organizations: Report

Fierce Healthcare (5/9/19) - Heather Landi

A recent Verizon report found insider attacks
were responsible for the majority of healthcare
data breaches in 2018 versus external attacks. Discover the top patterns, trends, and insider
threats in healthcare cybersecurity in
this Fierce Healthcare article.

Ransomware Attacks on Business Targets Increase by 195% in Q1

Health IT Security (4/26/19) - Jessica Davis

Over the last year, hackers have renewed their ransomware attacks on businesses with organizations detecting a 500 percent increase in the malware. Discover what this can mean for your organization in this Health IT Security article.

Until Broadband Access Improves, Telemedicine Won't Help Rural Communities

Reuters Health (5/20/19) - Linda Carroll

Telemedicine has the power to increase access
to care and deliver cost savings but only if there's strong broadband connectivity to support it. Discover the hurdles and challenges of increasing broadband access to rural America in this Reuters Health feature.

Conference News

Connect With the TQ Team at the Following Conferences in June

California Association of Rural Health Clinics (CARHC) 2019 Rural Health Conference

Folsom, CA
June 17-19, 2019


Texas Council of Community Centers (TCCC) 2019 Annual Conference

Houston, TX
June 19-21, 2019



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Customer Announcements

Welcome To Our New Customer

Family Health Services of Darke County, Inc.
Greenville, OH

Customers in the News

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Lake Regional Health System

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Community Care of West Virginia

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Regional Center for Border Health

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