Compliance & Legal

HIMSS17 Social Media Matt Fisher
By Tom Sullivan 07:08 am December 22, 2016
Fisher discusses his pet peeves, what he’s hoping to see at HIMSS, and reveals his health IT hero. That last one might surprise you. 
buyers guide cloud computing
By Ephraim Schwartz 07:44 am December 12, 2016
Healthcare IT News delves deep into infrastructure-as-a-service offerings from Amazon, IBM, Google, Microsoft, CDW, ClearData, Verizon and VMware.
Privacy Security NSA
By Tom Sullivan 09:19 am December 02, 2016
Experts will convene at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News event to discuss best practices for cybersecurity, fending off attackers, sharing threat intelligence, learning from the dark web, grappling with budget realities and more. 
OIG HHS NIH security
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm November 15, 2016
As outlined in HHS Office of Inspector General's 2017 work plan, the agency will also review the FDA's plan to address cybersecurity issues of medical devices.
By Henry Powderly 03:06 pm November 10, 2016
The president-elect has already laid out a plan that many feel will cause massive disruption to the industry.
Trump wins ACA repeal

President-elect Donald Trump. Photo credit: Gage Skimore via Wikimedia. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:24 am November 09, 2016
The president-elect made bold campaign promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But even with a Republican-led House and Senate, how quickly can he make that happen?
legal record EHR malpractice

Jodi Daniel, partner with Crowell & Moring and former policy director at ONC, recommended that providers include legal risks associated with EHRs in risk mitigation strategies. 

By Diana Manos 07:08 am October 13, 2016
Electronic health records platforms are leaving doctors exposed by making it hard to demonstrate what they did and why. Some providers are even settling malpractice suits and not because of guilt. Hospitals cannot ignore the issue anymore.
InstaMed P2PE v2
By Jessica Davis 08:01 am October 12, 2016
The company is said to be the first in healthcare to achieve this validation, which ensures the payment network has met standards to protect data.
Offshoring PHI business associate
By Mike Miliard 07:21 am October 12, 2016
Hospitals and provider organizations now have to manage business associates that might share data or access to it with overseas vendors. Experts say OCR won't pursue foreign companies after a breach. That means all risk remains on HIPAA-covered entities.
Scott Silberlust Northwell Health

Scott Silberlust, VP, IT Administration, Northwell Health

By Gus Venditto 10:10 am October 07, 2016
Northwell Health replaced its aging email tracker with a system that helps manage compliance, contract review and budget approvals. And it built the new system with existing resources. 

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