As we look ahead into 2020, technology will continue to lead to new developments in the ever-changing healthcare industry, but it will also leave room for new threats. Blaise Wabo, A-LIGN’s HITRUST Practice Lead, outlines three healthcare trends to watch for in 2020 and why the healthcare industry needs to stay ahead of the curve of threats in Electronic Health Reporter.
Reposted with permission, Electronic Health Reporter
Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020
As the technology industry continues to experience continuous, rapid change and advancements, other industries are faced with the challenge of incorporating these new technologies, creating rules and regulations in order to ensure the safety and privacy of consumers and businesses. In 2020, technology will continue to lead to new developments in the healthcare industry, but will also leave room for new threats. In particular, telehealth will grow in popularity for both doctors and their patients, allowing for streamlined communication, more convenient consultations, an increase in treatment accuracy and the ability for patients to receive healthcare anywhere in the world […]
About Blaise Wabo
Blaise Wabo is an Associate Director at A-LIGN focused on performing HITRUST Certifications, SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations and HIPAA assessments in various industries such as Healthcare, Managed IT Service providers, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS companies, Data Centers, Collection agencies and Printing and Mailing companies.
Blaise is the subject matter expert for HITRUST and serves on the HITRUST Assessor Council. He has completed and managed over 300 HITRUST engagements and over 500 SOC examinations.