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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The personal information of 8,700 individuals, 6,300 of whom are patients, may be at risk following a data breach at Lone Star Circle of Care 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 »

Dominated by what seemed like an almost endless parade of data breaches, 2014 was a rough year for healthcare data security. Despite attacks against retail, more »

As cyber attacks and malware invasions continue to strike healthcare facilities, the security of healthcare IT data is a top priority for the healthcare sector. more »

Facilities are working hard to keep pace with federal regulations for secure healthcare technology. It is not enough to simply install an EHR, but healthcare more »

The majority of pediatricians do not cite EHR security issues as a main barrier to implementation. Ensuring EHR security should be a top priority for more »

Without current healthcare cybersecurity measures, facilities could be vulnerable to online attacks. As technology continues to evolve, so must healthcare cybersecurity measures. Some of the more »

The USPS announced that a healthcare data breach possibly compromised the information of 485,000 current and former employees. The United States Postal Service (USPS) first more »

What type of healthcare data can states collect? The Supreme Court could soon decide. Healthcare data collection programs in 16 states could soon be affected more »

WEDI wrote a white paper on how smart cards could potentially reduce the risk of medical identity theft. Medical identity theft is increasingly becoming a more »

Michael Archuleta presented a HealthITSecurity webcast on maintaining patient data security. Last week, Mt. San Rafael Hospital Director of IT and HIPAA Security Officer Michael more »

Organizations cannot ease up on their healthcare IT security measures, especially when it comes to patient portals. This is a way for individuals to gain more »

A recent survey found that more consumers trust the health IT tools that their primary doctors use. Not only are more consumers accessing their online 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 »

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 »

A bi-partisan bill was introduced this week that seeks to change health IT by altering how the FDA regulates medical devices. Earlier this week two more »

Recent reports show that IT security issues will still be on the horizon for the healthcare industry in 2015. As the healthcare industry looks ahead more »

The AHA wrote a letter in response to the FDA seeking public comment on collaborative approaches for medical device and healthcare cybersecurity. The American Hospital more »

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