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The health security plan and privacy measures outlined in the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Interoperability Roadmap need further clarification, according to comments by more »

A health data de-identification policy frontier can provide a broader range of options than a current, popular algorithm, according to a study published in the more »

CMS released its Stage 3 Meaningful Use proposal last month, with numerous aspects that covered entities (CEs) need to be aware of and pay attention more »

Healthcare cybersecurity could potentially be affected by a recent cybersecurity data sharing bill that was passed in the US House of Representatives earlier this week. HR more »

Healthcare data encryption measures are becoming an increasingly popular topic, especially in the wake of large scale data breaches, such as Anthem and Premera. While more »

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released the updated version of its health IT privacy and security guide last week, as a way to more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

When I was a kid just about everyone had a sandbox, and if you didn’t, you wanted a friend who did. Sandboxes were great terrain more »

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health Information Technology (HIT) Privacy & Security Workgroup met earlier this month to further discuss the ONC Interoperability more »

Minnesota is currently one of two states with an EHR interoperability law, requiring providers to not only use EHRs, but also connect to a state-certified more »

As covered entities work to implement strong health data security measures, it is essential that they create a comprehensive education system for their employees. That more »

As the healthcare industry becomes more connected, and networked medical devices become more common, it is essential that strong security measures are built into those more »

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced its proposal for the 2015 Health IT Certification Criteria last week. The proposal more »

A 2014 IT security audit by the US Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) warned Premera Blue Cross that certain more »

Better health IT policies, including national interoperability standards, are essential for the US healthcare industry as it continues to rely on health IT, according to more »

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