Electronic health records security compliance News
January 04, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services is in charge of assembling a healthcare cybersecurity group, which will evaluate other industries and apply their lessons to healthcare.
October 16, 2015
SearchHealthIT caught up with Ochsner CIO Patrick Anderson to talk about health IT security. Anderson touched on topics such as IoT security, third-party apps and more.
August 03, 2015
In this podcast, SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad talks about the FDA oversight of wearable health technology and the Epic-Cerner battle.
July 24, 2015
Data breaches in healthcare won't be stopping anytime soon. At the mHealth + Telehealth World Congress, experts said learning from past thefts is key.
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Intermountain Healthcare CISO says in a podcast that health data security best practices include thorough training and retraining, encryption technology, and risk assessment. Continue Reading
Attackers that cause healthcare data breaches can sometimes access the breached systems later on. Health IT departments should factor delayed hacks into their recovery plans. Continue Reading
The Office for Civil Rights, under HHS, is ready to begin the next wave of HIPAA compliance audits on covered entities. Find out what they should expect and how to prepare. Continue Reading
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David Reis, CISO at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, discusses important steps a healthcare organization, as a HIPAA covered entity, should take to remain compliant. Continue Reading
To secure patient data in a world on the go, learn from breaches others have experienced, experts say, and look at how analytics can boost your security strategy. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations willing to take on remote monitoring projects should allow their IT teams time to craft a telemedicine security plan. Continue Reading
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It's safe to say HIPAA breaches should be avoided at all costs. One CISO discusses the technology most likely to cause a breach and what to do to ensure compliance. Continue Reading
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights' investigations into healthcare data breaches produced information that can help stop future leaks. Continue Reading
Experts said that insider threats to health data privacy and PHI security are common, and providers should prep for HIPAA audits by OCR and other federal agencies. Continue Reading
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To corral the challenges of looming big data, healthcare organizations -- and physicians -- should bring data analysis tools into their repertoire. Continue Reading
Providers on the lookout for healthcare data breaches should take note of an HHS site that lists every security incident that affected more than 500 patients. Continue Reading
The release of a security risk assessment tool to assist providers with HIPAA compliance was announced by the Department of Health and Human Services. Continue Reading