HIPAA

Real-World Trial of Impact of Patient-Controlled Access to EMRs

December 16, 2014     John DeGaspari
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In what is described as the first real-world trial of the impact of patient-controlled access to electronic medical records, almost half of the patients who participated withheld clinically sensitive information in their medical record from some or all of their...

Building a Data Governance Team with a Eye on Information Security

December 12, 2014     John DeGaspari
blog
At a time when vast amounts of data are improving the quality of care in remarkable ways, the provider organizations that are charged with obtaining, storing and exchanging that data are facing a very high bar when it comes to keeping that data secure. For that...

Looking Back to Look Ahead – 2015 & Healthcare Security

December 11, 2014     Mac McMillan
blog
Without a doubt, 2014 was one of the most interesting years to date in healthcare from a cyber security perspective. What does last year's happenings tell us about the future? Quite a few things.

Report: Healthcare Data Breaches Expected to Increase in 2015

December 8, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Data breaches in healthcare are expected to increase in 2015 due to potential economic gain and digitization of records, according to Experian’s 2015 Second Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast.

Managing Virtual Employees

November 21, 2014     Tim Tolan
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Like other market segments, the HIT world is moving to a workforce of virtual employees. As the candidate market gets tighter, I believe this trend will become even more commonplace.

A Layered Approach to Fighting Cybercrime

November 13, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Data breaches in healthcare have been steadily on the rise, but a multi-faceted approach at one hospital in Alabama has led to a breach-free environment.

After Ebola, OCR Issues HIPAA Guidance for Emergency Situations

November 11, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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In light of the Ebola situation, the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a bulletin to healthcare providers and other HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates on sharing patient information...

Washington Debrief: ONC Receives Praise and Criticism for Interoperability Roadmap

October 20, 2014     Jeff Smith, Vice President of Public Policy at CHIME
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) introduced a new set of details regarding their interoperability roadmap last week, garnering both praise and criticism during a joint meeting of the Health IT Policy and Health IT Standards committees...

In the Cloud, Image Sharing Made Easy

October 9, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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When it comes to medical imaging, the days of CDs are behind us. In its place, Children’s of Alabama is using a cloud-based medical imaging network that enables viewing before a patient enters the door.

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Community Health for Data Breach

October 8, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Another lawsuit was filed against the Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems (CHS), which owns and operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, for the massive August hack of its computer network.

A Debate Worth Pondering: Will Data Protection Liability Insurance Be a Game-Changer for Providers?

October 7, 2014     Mark Hagland
blog
During Monday's CHIME/iHT2 LEAD Forum Event on Cybersecurity, an interesting discussion of the role of liability insurers in data security processes in provider organizations
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