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HIE Security

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 »

HIE security is an increasingly important issue, especially as the push for interoperability continues. We’ve previously discussed how the HIPAA Omnibus Rule made important impacts more »

Finding ways to implement and use new technology is something that hospitals want to focus on in the upcoming year, but few facilities seem to more »

Healthcare organizations are consistently lacking in their overall healthcare cybersecurity awareness, according to recent research from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). Moreover, many facilities more »

Numerous industries, including healthcare, could greatly improve their cybersecurity measures through collaboration, according to Guy Delp, director of Cyber and Data Analytics at Lockheed Martin. A more »

HIE security is an essential aspect of an organization’s overall privacy and security measures, and facilities of all sizes can use HIEs for HIPAA compliant more »

Healthcare cybersecurity is a critical security measure that providers of all sizes need to consider. The same cybersecurity measures may not be appropriate from one more »

As more healthcare organizations implement electronic health records (EHRs) and begin to connect to health information exchanges (HIEs), the need for secure medical devices also more »

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued final guidance on certain medical device regulation policies, as well as draft documents pertaining to how the FDA more »

Last week the the National Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (NH-ISAC), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) announced a strategic partnership to help more »

Enhanced privacy measures and healthcare security initiatives are part of the recommendations that the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently sent to Congress. more »

Strong healthcare cybersecurity education is important for facilities of all sizes, and can be improved through information sharing, according to a recent blog post by more »

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 »

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