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January 21, 2013  10:00 PM

Latest HIPAA rule protects EHRs



Posted by: RedaChouffani
data breach, EHR, EHR implementation, HIPAA, Updated security

Many consider the several data breaches in hospitals across the nation clear indications that more should be done to ensure the security and protection of EHRs. In recent months, some breaches, like those at the University of Virginia's

August 20, 2012  8:05 PM

Small to mid-size practices may have the biggest security vulnerabilities



Posted by: RedaChouffani
data breach, HIPAA, security

Protecting patient electronic medical records continues to be a very key focus area for all organizations who have adopted EMR. However, the approach and steps that are being taken to ensure that tend to vary significantly from one organization to another. Security experts agree...


November 27, 2011  10:28 PM

Steps to secure mobile devices in health care



Posted by: RedaChouffani
data breach, Data privacy and security, HIPAA, mhealth, mHealth security, Mobile device security, mobile health, mobile HIPAA, smartphones

Unless you've been living under a rock, the rising adoption rate of mobile devices, specifically smartphones and tablets, has been hard to ignore.

While mobile devices are opening access to online information like never before for both patients and...


May 8, 2011  9:36 PM

How to handle a security breach in a health care environment



Posted by: RedaChouffani
breach, data breach, data security, HHS, HIPAA, Privacy Rule

By now we have all heard and seen the headlines surrounding the recent trouble Sony is facing due to their IT security breach.  Not only has it been reported that their gaming...


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