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2014-11-26-167415146

Can Smart Cards Reduce the Risk of Medical Identity Theft?

WEDI wrote a white paper on how smart cards could potentially reduce the risk of medical identity theft. Medical identity theft is increasingly becoming a more »...
2014-11-13-163188459

How Can Providers Ease Patient Privacy Concerns?

Individuals wanting to withhold medical information from providers could be a sign of patient privacy concerns with online tools. With numerous healthcare data breaches occurring more »...
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Key Checklists for Patient Data Security

Michael Archuleta presented a HealthITSecurity webcast on maintaining patient data security. Last week, Mt. San Rafael Hospital Director of IT and HIPAA Security Officer Michael more »...
2014-10-21-180859378

Is PHI Security Strong Enough in the Workplace?

Workplace wellness programs are on the rise, but does that mean that PHI security is being put at risk? PHI security is often an issue more »...
2014-10-29-187170812

Patient Privacy Concerns Arise Over Cal INDEX HIE

Consumer Watchdog has raised concerns over a California HIE and potential patient privacy concerns. When implementing a new electronic health record (EHR), patient privacy and more »...
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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 »...
2014-11-05-178758746

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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