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Will ONC Plan Protect Patient Privacy?

Even though efforts have been made to improve the healthcare industry, such as the passing of the HITECH Act, several lawmakers believe that more work more »...
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Healthcare Data Security Not Major Priority For Hospitals

Finding ways to implement and use new technology is something that hospitals want to focus on in the upcoming year, but few facilities seem to more »...
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PHI Incidents Decrease 34 Percent in January for VA

The number of PHI incidents affecting veterans decreased by 34 percent from December 2014 to January 2015, according to the latest report from the Department more »...
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Should HIPAA Regulations Require Data Encryption?

Following the Anthem data breach where nearly 80 million individuals’ personally identifiable information was potentially exposed, certain HIPAA regulations are coming under scrutiny. In particular, more »...
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HITRUST Finds Lack of Healthcare Cybersecurity Awareness

Healthcare organizations are consistently lacking in their overall healthcare cybersecurity awareness, according to recent research from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). Moreover, many facilities more »...
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Healthcare Security and Compliance Increases, Says DataMotion

The majority of healthcare organizations – 97 percent – have put healthcare security and compliance measures into place, according to DataMotion’s third annual survey on more »...
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Key Reminders For Your HIPAA Security Risk Assessment

The HIPAA security risk assessment is an important way for healthcare organizations to evaluate the potential risks and vulnerabilities within their facility and how they more »...

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