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An Oregon health insurance exchange (HIE) has had 18 security breaches in the last six months, with the most recent one occurring more »

No healthcare organization wants to be part of a data breach. With patient privacy notices, facilities must be especially careful so as more »

Over a period of approximately three years, a “small number” of laptops have gone missing from ambulances in the Dallas area. The more »

Cost and technical challenges remain central barriers to interoperability for health information exchanges (HIEs), according to the recent eHealth Initiative survey. The more »

Patient portals are slowly becoming more common in the healthcare industry, along with the option for patients to securely message their physicians more »

Surveys and published healthcare statistics are a double-edged sword. In one sense, they can validate or negate a hypothesis. On the other more »

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) announced earlier this week that a laptop containing protected health information (PHI) of more »

As we approach the end of 2014, technology continues to evolve and more healthcare organizations are implementing and fine-tuning their BYOD policies. more »

Cyber security is crucial for many organizations, and the healthcare industry is no different. While the most recent discovery of a security more »

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) is facing more legal action resulting from its data breach that affected 4.5 million patients, as patient more »

With the goal in mind of concentrating on growing security concerns about network-connected medical devices, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and more »

UC Davis Health System announced that it discovered a provider’s email had been compromised by an unknown source on September 26, breaching 1,326 more »

Though the much-maligned Target data breach did not involve healthcare data, some post-breach commentary can certainly be applied to the healthcare industry. more »

Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has filled the open seat left more »

A number of organizations have already responded to the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) request for information (RFI) on its more »

Seeing as there has been an abundance of mHealth news and announcements involving mobile device security and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) more »

Data breaches are something that the healthcare industry is continuously working to prevent. However, computer hackers and malware attacks are often the more »

Cone Health of Greensboro, N.C. has alerted 2,076 Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center patients that their data was compromised as a result more »

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published an October report to Congress that provided an update on more »

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio has alerted 4,000 veterans that their personal data had been exposed as a more »

Nearly two years after Alere Home Monitoring, Inc. reported that an employee’s password-protected laptop was stolen from their car and 116,000 patients’ data more »

With more smartphones and tablets being used in the workplace, it’s increasingly important for employees to understand the risks associated with third-party more »

Some healthcare organizations prefer to test new, related technology products in concert as they decide what the best fits are. In balancing more »

Finding qualified healthcare security personnel remains a challenge in an industry where new threats make protecting patient data more complex by the more »

As healthcare evolves, it’s important to remain up-to-date on all changes, such as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. However, because patient privacy remains more »

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