Electronic medical records security and data loss prevention 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.
December 29, 2015
Security uncertainties surrounding mobile devices and applications are a primary reason preventing mobile health (mHealth) from becoming a larger part of patient monitoring. A project funded by the ...
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 18, 2015
In this podcast, SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad discussed Cerner's DoD EHR contract and whether mHealth delivers ROI and health IT security.
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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
Experts say that while lip service for secure communications technology is great, the first step is convincing leaders and clinicians to recognize the risks to health data. Continue Reading
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In our look back at 2015 through quotes, analysts, government officials and physicians reflect on 2015 health IT trends, including ICD-10, cybersecurity and wearables. 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
As mobile health becomes more prominent in the medical industry thanks to wearable devices, the threat of complex cyberattacks also increases. Healthcare data security questions are being raised daily by all of these new trends: Is the information ... Continue Reading
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As healthcare providers and vendors seek information about how to safeguard personal health information (PHI), texting is one area that without question carries a great deal of risk. It's convenient, but unsecured texting of PHI opens healthcare ... 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
Catching a healthcare data breach before it damages an organization's operations may be as simple as adding analytics to existing security. Continue Reading
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Successful implementations of mobile technology in healthcare organizations depend on strong IT management, from security hardware and best practices, to protect patient data. This edition of Pulse addresses the challenges healthcare IT ... 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
Many healthcare analytics professionals take backups for granted, not realizing their value until a backup failure cripples clinical decision-making. Continue Reading