HIE Security

HIE Security

Meeting the different stages of Meaningful Use is a challenge that various healthcare industries are working to overcome. Whether a facility is working to achieve more »

Electronic communication, along with the electronic storage and transfer of data, has drastically altered how the healthcare industry functions. As providers communicate with one another more »

Whether a healthcare organization is working toward Stage 1 or Stage 2 Meaningful Use, it is essential for the facility to remain aware of the more »

Better health information technology (HIT) usability and a continued emphasis on the industry’s movement toward interoperability are important aspects of the Federal Health IT Strategic more »

While new technology can give cyber criminals new outlets to gain access to protected health information (PHI), it also gives more opportunities to healthcare organizations more »

Genetic Alliance will devise and review the effectiveness of health data sharing platform. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) contributed to the expansion of health more »

A case study conducted by the NORC showed challenges and successes that six states had in creating HIE security and interoperability. The Office of the more »

After numerous healthcare security issues, Oregon is implementing Kentucky’s health insurance exchange program. Oregon is officially transitioning away from working with Oracle America in an more »

Healthcare interoperability is going to continue to be a hot topic for 2015. More facilities are implementing EHRs and connecting to one another through health more »

The $1 trillion omnibus spending bill discusses several aspects of health IT, including rural health IT efforts. Health information technology (IT) continues to evolve every more »

The nation’s health security preparedness is at a substantially positive level, but there is room for improvement, according to a report. Keeping patients healthy and more »

EHNAC released a draft of its accreditation program, including discussions on HIPAA mandates. The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) released the first draft of more »

The ONC released a health IT strategic plan this week that focuses on the next five years. The US Department of Health and Human Services’ more »

A new platform that encourages information sharing from NH-ISAC hopes to improve cybersecurity measures across the healthcare industry. A new intelligence platform from the National more »

Healthcare organizations have been working hard to implement proper HIE security practices this year, and must continue the process into 2015. Health information exchanges (HIE) more »

As technology continues to develop, patients are gaining greater control in how they receive medical care and how their protected health information (PHI) is transferred. Everything more »

Recent research found that there are numerous issues, including healthcare privacy limitations, that could be causing interoperability problems. Certain barriers to public health data sharing, more »

As hospitals and healthcare systems continue to implement new technologies, it is likely just a matter of time before interoperability is a hurdle they must more »

Cybersecurity is one of the top 10 health technology hazards for 2015, according to a recent ECRI Institute report. Cybersecurity should be a top priority more »

CMS extended the deadline for meaningful use attestation for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced yesterday afternoon more »

An IDC report found that healthcare executives are spending more on their cybersecurity initiatives. As healthcare technology continues to evolve, the need for facilities to more »

Eight CIOs met to discuss healthcare security issues and what they can do to best mitigate cybersecurity risks. Healthcare CIOs admit that it’s not a more »

A recent poll shows that patients are not overly concerned about their health data security. As technology continues to evolve, and healthcare organizations implement more more »

A recent IDC healthcare security prediction report shows that half of healthcare organizations will have experienced a breach in the last 12 months by 2015. more »

A former Texas hospital CFO pleaded guilty to submitting false documents to the government under the meaningful use and EHR incentive program. Earlier this week more »

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