EHR Security

Healthcare organizations need to remain up-to-date on the guidelines for proper security risk analysis. Conducting a security risk analysis is part of more »

As IASIS Healthcare continues to architect its system more toward ensuring that there is accurate information being sent to the requesting parties, more »

Eileen Erdos, a principal in the EY Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services’ Life Sciences practice, spoke with HealthITSecurity.com about the importance of 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 »

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

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

With the timely backdrop of the Shellshock bug and similar threats gaining a significant amount of attention throughout the healthcare industry, HITRUST more »

With news coming out yesterday that Windows file servers may be vulnerable to a Shellshock-like remote code execution (RCE), healthcare organizations should more »

According to the PwC Global Sate of Information Security Survey 2015, there were 42.8 million reported cross-industry cybersecurity incidents this year, up more »

Considering the high volume of security threat information coming across the desk of healthcare CISOs, it’s imperative that they have a system more »

The National Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) and SANS Institute announced today that they have partnered to help healthcare organizations stay more »

This year’s HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, which took place Sept. 8-9, 2014 in Boston, encompassed a wide range of subjects and healthcare more »

The value in cyber threat information sharing is never more apparent than when a serious vulnerability arises. The HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence more »

Some security risks within a healthcare organization are more apparent than others, but those underlying threats are no less significant. Fernando Martinez, more »

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) applauded Federal, Kentucky, and New Mexico Health Insurance Exchanges (HIX) for implementing varying levels of security controls. more »

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday, Sept. 23 that it will hold a public workshop to help healthcare organizations more »

The day that Ed Marx, CIO of Texas Health Resources, got his organization’s senior executives’ attention about security was when he showed more »

As more healthcare organizations move towards a cloud computing and virtualization-enabled environment, applications continue to remain a big concern. Emerging trends clearly more »

More details surrounding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hurried HealthCare.gov launch last fall are emerging. The most recent, Rep. more »

Drew Memorial Hospital (DMH) of Monticello, Arkansas may have to pay back more than $900,000 of its Stage 1 meaningful use (MU) payment more »

HITRUST released its monthly Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center (C3) report today, which looked at two of the biggest incidents in more »

BOSTON – Medical identity theft, fraud and negligence are prevalent healthcare data breaches these days because of the integration of financial data more »