• HIE Security

    Health data security is not a new issue in the healthcare sector, but with health information exchanges (HIEs) springing up all over the country, facilities more »

    The AMA hopes that recent ONC departures will not create healthcare interoperability issues. The American Medical Association (AMA) believes that the departure of National Coordinator more »

    The IRS must work harder to keep PHI protected, according to a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. While the Internal Revenue more »

    Meaningful Use secure messaging was one of several issues discussed in a blueprint created by the American Medical Association last week. The Centers for Medicare more »

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

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

    Maintaining security standards as Health Information Exchange (HIE) expansion continues is critical for any healthcare provider. It’s also essential that patient data stays secure as more »

    When the HIPAA Omnibus Rule became enforceable almost a year ago, in September 2013, much of the impact was believed to be on healthcare organizations’ more »

    Blue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross joining forces this week was big news in healthcare, as a total of 9 million customers will more »

    Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA) is the latest Texas health information exchange (HIE) to be fully accredited by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). HASA’s accreditation more »

    The recent HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum in San Diego gave the ONC Privacy & Security Tiger Team an opportunity to present some of its more »

    Seeing as how Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN) considers itself a network of networks and doesn’t really see itself a traditional health information exchange (HIE), more »

    The New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC) attained full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) from DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). NYeC is more »

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently revealed some of its core plans for healthcare IT interoperability in a new more »

    Electronic health record (EHR) privacy and security apprehension among healthcare providers is a common hurdle when trying to get these organizations to participate in a more »

    Following opening remarks from National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, the Privacy and Security Tiger Team virtually presented its family, friends and personal representative update to the more »

    Just more than a year after Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) awarded DirectTrust.org one of its Exemplar HIE Government Program more »

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has been busy producing reports of late, as it recently published its review of the cybersecurity troubles within the more »

    Months after the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) publicized its use of the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF), THSA and the more »

    Among the more interesting aspects of building a health information exchange (HIE) is ensuring that the work done in the short-term doesn’t stifle future innovation. more »

    Each state health information exchange (HIE) has its own unique set of challenges, whether they’re derived from funding, technology or policy. But, interestingly, because the New more »

    The HIT Policy Committee Privacy & Security Tiger Team had a lot on its agenda during Monday’s meeting, as it had to finalize view/download/transmit (V/D/T) more »

    The Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) has completed a risk assessment and analysis from Best Practice Partners (BPP). DHIN’s system includes all of the state’s more »

    The term “Health Information Services Provider (HISP)” is thrown around fairly often when discussing health information exchange (HIE) and Direct transport. But the ins and more »

    Managing opt-in and opt-out policies between different states can become problematic for healthcare organizations trying to exchange data as well as health information exchange (HIE) more »

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