Managing electronic health care IT compliance News
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.
June 11, 2015
With mobile devices proliferating -- and security in healthcare lacking -- providers are ramping up efforts to better safeguard devices and related apps.
May 20, 2015
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security are chasing state-sponsored hackers who are perpetrating healthcare cybercrime.
May 19, 2015
John Halamka, CIO at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, criticized meaningful use and said healthcare CIOs with tight IT budgets must invest wisely.
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Healthcare data many think is protected by HIPAA may not be. With wearable health technology, some experts are concerned by what's not covered. 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
The Joint Commission is an independent group that presently accredits 20,500 healthcare facilities in the United States by performing onsite evaluations. Continue Reading
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CIO Joel Vengco discusses how healthcare big data can improve patient care and create more vulnerabilities. In the end, he thinks it's worth it. Continue Reading
In this podcast, Dan Bowden, CISO at University of Utah Healthcare, says mobile health security is a top concern and risk assessment is paramount. Continue Reading
To corral the challenges of looming big data, healthcare organizations -- and physicians -- should bring data analysis tools into their repertoire. Continue Reading
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Mobile healthcare apps are convenient and prevalent, but they also potentially open up risky security pitfalls for hospitals and physician practices. Continue Reading
Despite the recent breaches making headlines, experts say that healthcare IT professionals should stay full steam ahead with the adoption of mobile. Continue Reading
The security of their business associates must be factored into a healthcare provider's preparations ahead of a possible HIPAA audit. Continue Reading
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The HHS Office for Civil Rights will unleash HIPAA audits on some 550 healthcare groups and business associates. Experts give tips on how to survive. Continue Reading
In 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights will launch its first formal round of HIPAA audits. They will hit around 400 healthcare providers. Are they ready? Will they show compliance? What happens if they ... Continue Reading
When analyzing large quantities of patient data, patient information must be protected -- though there are some situations where physicians should be able to identify each subject. Continue Reading