03.23.2021

Want to Be a Member of the Methodist Decon Team?

Have you ever wanted to learn more about decontaminating victims, using decontamination equipment or setting up a decon or shelter/triage tent, bio-seal or isopod during an emergency?

12.15.2020

Winter Weather Safety: Vehicle and Travel Checklist

Now that cold and windy weather has arrived, it’s important to brush up on key winter safety tips. Throughout December, look for new tips related to slips and falls, travel safety, and emergency preparedness.

12.09.2020

HIPAA Alert: Tips to Safeguard PHI and Other Confidential Information

Although certain Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sanctions are being waived during the current health crisis, we must be diligent in safeguarding patients’ protected health information (PHI) and Methodist Health System’s confidential information.

12.09.2020

IT Security Alert: Social Media to Be Blocked on Methodist-Owned Devices

Information Security has identified many credible sources that indicate malicious actors are focusing their efforts to spread malicious links/attachments through social media platforms.

12.02.2020

Winter Weather Safety Tips: Avoiding Slips and Falls

As we head into the cold and windy weather months, it’s important to brush up on key winter safety tips. Throughout December, look for new tips related to slips and falls, travel safety, and emergency preparedness.

10.21.2020

IT Security Awareness: 3 Keys to Avoiding Phishing Emails and Ransomware Attacks

Small steps can amount to big strides when it comes to protecting data, devices and systems at work and at home.

05.05.2020

IT Security Alert: COVID-19 Scam Examples

Methodist Information Security has obtained from the FBI a list of subject lines used by malicious actors that have been targeting the health care industry.

07.10.2019

How to NOT Get Scammed on Tech Support Communications

When was the last time you saw something like this pop up on your screen?

04.17.2019

Risk Assessment Update Complete for Health System

To comply with Joint Commission and CMS requirements, a multidisciplinary team facilitated by the Emergency Management Committee discusses and completes a Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) or risk assessment for the health system.

04.10.2019

HIPAA Alert: What You Should Know When Sending a Fax

Did you know that all faxes sent from a Methodist Health System affiliate should be sent with an appropriate cover sheet?  

04.10.2019

Recycle Right Campaign Aims To Improve Recycling Efforts

Improving our recycling practices has been a top priority ever since wrapping up the MHS Sustainability Master Plan.

04.10.2019

Want to Be a Member of the Methodist Decon Team?

Have you ever wanted to learn more about decontaminating victims, using decontamination equipment or setting up a decon or shelter/triage tent, bio-seal or isopod during an emergency?

04.03.2019

Become a Methodist Sustainability Ambassador

We are excited to officially launch the Methodist Health System Sustainability Ambassadors program.

03.11.2019

HIPAA Alert: Privacy and Confidentiality

Information about patients, employees and a covered entity (CE) itself is confidential.

03.08.2019

MHS Email Account for Business and Professional Use Only

IT Security has identified an increase in staff sharing their work email when they sign up for nonwork related activities (i.e., shopping sites).