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January 23, 2013  7:13 PM

Genetic PHI needs protection



Posted by: AllinHIT
Genetic PHI, gPHI, Human Genome Project, Privacy and security

Hospitals, business associates, covered entities and the rest of us in the industry are quite aware of the record-breaking year of PHI breaches, with the

February 9, 2012  8:15 AM

ePHI for marketing crossing the HIPAA line?



Posted by: AllinHIT
ePHI, HIPAA

EHR adoption, as we know, has a snowball effect on the quality of patient care, the ability to access electronic protected health information (ePHI), avoiding the duplication of test and other services, also effecting patient compliance and engagement. Now, according to a new study, hospitals are...


August 22, 2011  2:31 PM

Unencrypted thumbs….are really dumb!



Posted by: AllinHIT
Data privacy and security, Encryption, HIPAA, Thumb drives, USB

This week Australia selected Accenture as a prime contractor, and selected some subcontractors, including Oracle and Orion Health, to develop Australia's "Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record" or PCEHR.  This PHR product will allow Australia's 22 million citizens access their...


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