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Cybersecurity, Access Management Among Top Health IT Risk Areas

December 19, 2018 - Business continuity and disaster recovery, cybersecurity, biomedical devices, IT governance, system access management, and system implementation will be the biggest IT risk areas for healthcare organizations in 2019, according to a report from Crowe, a global public accounting, consulting, and technology firm. Crowe analyzed nearly 3,000 risk areas across 250 healthcare entities to...

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AHIMA, AMIA Call for HIPAA Upgrade to Support Patient Access

by Jessica Davis

HIPAA needs to be modernized to improve patient access to health data and bolster security of the app ecosystem, American Medical Informatics Association and American Health Information Management Association leaders said at a Capitol Hill...

Expanding Beyond HIPAA Audit Prep for Information Governance

by Elizabeth Snell

Earlier this month, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) published its newest toolkit to assist organizations in preparing for HIPAA audits. The “External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit”...

AHIMA Releases Information Governance Principles for Healthcare

by Patrick Ouellette

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) recently published its Information Governance Principles for Healthcare (IGPHC). AHIMA determined that there are eight core principles involving data privacy and security for...

Presbyterian CISO stresses importance of governance

by Patrick Ouellette

Without the right governance in place, a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is unofficially on their own island with little help from the outside, according to Kim Sassaman, CISSP and CISO of Presbyterian Healthcare Services of New...


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