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March 27, 2014
Annual survey finds new worries among providers for healthcare data breaches -- but some indicators show they're getting a handle on containing risks.
January 21, 2014
A security software vendor survey shows providers are taking health data security very seriously; CEO says more employee education needed.
December 12, 2013
Patient data ownership is still misunderstood in health IT, and patient data security is becoming a more difficult problem to solve.
December 05, 2013
Health data security and regulation of mHealth apps will take center stage at the mHealth Summit, highlighted by the FDA commissioner's keynote.
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Getting patients involved in Direct(ing) exchange of health data is coming in 2015, when developers finish their applications. Continue Reading
Find out how providers are fighting the security risks imposed by today's electronic methods of communication. Continue Reading
Medical identity theft is the illegal access and use of someone’s personally identifiable information to fraudulently obtain medical service, prescription drugs or medical insurance coverage. The types of information stolen can include name, social ... Continue Reading
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One of Direct exchange's leading advocates discusses its future prospects for the HIE protocol, and how it supports meaningful use compliance. Continue Reading
A harmful new hacker tool, ransomware, haunts healthcare CIOs. Learn what providers need to do to shore up health data security and HIPAA compliance. Continue Reading
The ONC's outgoing Chief Privacy Officer Joy Pritts granted us an exit interview, and pulled no punches discussing very real health data security risks everywhere, including mobile health apps. Continue Reading
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While federal wonks are busy arguing about healthcare IT policy, nurses and physicians are tired of waiting for legislation to catch up with technology. In this issue of Pulse, we take a hard look at mobile technology in healthcare that can... 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
Many healthcare provider CIOs are struggling with two new EHR upgrades for 2014 ONC certification standards. With a deadline fast approaching for ICD-10, though, health IT professionals must integrate them best they can and move on to the second ... Continue Reading
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From HIMSS 2014, ONC Chief Privacy Officer Joy Pritts offers survival strategies for new HIPAA audits under the omnibus rule. Continue Reading
The ONC's chief privacy officer uploaded two game-based HIPAA training modules to prepare players for compliance. Can you get a high score? Continue Reading
A secure text messaging system builds HIPAA compliance and improves workflows. Here's how to evaluate vendors and make a purchasing decision. Continue Reading