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HIMSS15 took place this week in Chicago, and some of the highly discussed topics included healthcare privacy and security issues, such as HIPAA regulations. With more »

Cybersecurity threats are an increasingly important issue in the healthcare industry, especially as incidents such as the Anthem and Premera data breaches show that organizations more »

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released an updated version of its guide on electronic health IT privacy and security more »

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed a controversial data breach security bill yesterday. The Data Security and Breach Notification Act, or HR 1770, establishes more »

CHICAGO – Patient health data security continues to be an important discussion point at HIMSS15, and it is not an issue relegated to just EHRs. more »

CHICAGO – It should come as no surprise that health data breaches are one of the top issues that the industry is currently facing. However, more »

CHICAGO – Implementing secure messaging options can have far-reaching and long-lasting benefits for healthcare facilities. Whether an organization wants to account for employees already sending more »

CHICAGO – Understanding HIPAA regulations is key for healthcare providers, hospitals, and any other covered entity. However, HIPAA was implemented before many of today’s current more »

Healthcare data center security mistakes will happen, and the unfortunate part is that this seems to be happening more and more often. The modern data more »

CHICAGO – Healthcare privacy and security needs are on the minds of attendees and presenters at this week’s HIMSS conference, and a recent report highlights more »

The annual HIMSS conference and exhibition covers a variety of healthcare IT topics and issues. However, in the wake of large scale data breaches and more »

Even without large data breaches, the healthcare industry must remain current on the latest HIPAA compliance trends and best approaches to comprehensive cybersecurity. The annual more »

In the wake of the Premera Blue Cross and Anthem, Inc. data breaches, Washington’s attorney general and two lawmakers are calling for stronger data breach more »

Health data privacy concerns are consistently cited as a potential drawback or concern to data exchange programs. Covered entities must ensure that as they implement more »

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) drafted a report from the Executive Technical Workshop on Improving Cybersecurity and Consumer Privacy, and the NIST more »

Internal data encryption, as well as at-rest data encryption, are two areas that healthcare facilities could improve upon, according to a recent Workgroup for Electronic more »

The Stage 3 Meaningful Use proposal had a large focus on EHR interoperability and data quality. However, keeping patient health information secure was still a top priority more »

The class action data breach lawsuit against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey was dismissed on March 31, with the judge citing that more »

HIPAA regulations are a necessity for covered entities, but if a recent survey is any indication, they could also be creating issues for providers. The more »

Editor’s note: The following is a sponsored contribution from ESET North America. Even before the Anthem and Premera breaches grabbed the spotlight, these last twelve more »

As more healthcare providers and hospitals implement EHRs and connect to HIEs, prioritizing patient privacy must remain a top priority. Individuals need to not only more »

The current HIPAA requirements are enough to support the improvement of the healthcare infrastructure to better support secure data sharing in support of clinical care, more »

While it may seem that not a month goes by without a massive healthcare data breach taking place, implementing stronger health data security measures can more »

The de-identification of data is an important part of healthcare technology, especially as the use of EHRs and HIEs becomes more prominent. The HIPAA Privacy more »

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order designed to create stronger cybersecurity measures and punishment for cyber criminals. Titled, “Blocking the Property of Certain more »

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