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Are You Ready for a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment?

There are numerous aspects of a HIPAA security risk assessment that healthcare organizations must keep in mind. Even though the Department of Health and Human more »...
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Why Saint Mary’s Hospital Opted for Secure Messaging

Waterbury, Conn.-based Saint Mary’s Hospital recently implemented a secure messaging system to improve its overall clinical communications. The facility opted for Imprivata Cortext, which is more »...
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AMIA’s Recent HIPAA Compliance Question: A Legal Perspective

Last week an American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) letter to state Representative Fred Upton was released. AMIA called for HIPAA compliance to be updated to allow more »...
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Why Healthcare IT Security Must Account for Patient Portals

Organizations cannot ease up on their healthcare IT security measures, especially when it comes to patient portals. This is a way for individuals to gain more »...
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Top 10 Healthcare Data Breaches for 2014

No facility wants to experience a healthcare data breach. Not only can patients’ protected healthcare information (PHI) be put at risk, but the organization’s reputation more »...
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PHI Security Concerns Could Stop Hospital System ​Sale

Congress attempts to block hospital system sale due to PHI security concerns. Eighteen members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation have written a letter to Attorney General, Kamala D. more »...
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ONC’s Lucia Savage Talks Healthcare Interoperability

Healthcare interoperability is going to continue to be a hot topic for 2015. More facilities are implementing EHRs and connecting to one another through health more »...

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