Compliance & Legal

Healthcare should approach consumer-generated data cautiously, expert says
By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm February 24, 2020
Dr. Eldesia Granger of The MITRE Corporation guides healthcare leaders on how to work with consumer-generated data. At HIMSS20, she’ll highlight MITRE’s framework for handling this emerging information source.
Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm February 20, 2020
The health and wellness data group lead at The MITRE Corporation offers a sneak preview of her HIMSS20 session on the topic.
Orlando Health implements care coordination tech to comply with state law and more

Orlando Regional Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm February 18, 2020
The ultimate goals are to avoid penalties for non-compliance with state regulations; improve provider satisfaction, loyalty and recruitment measures; and increase patient satisfaction measures.
By Nathan Eddy 11:34 am February 11, 2020
Ponemon Institute and Keyfactor say 60% of organizations aren't adequately maintaining their digital certificates and public key infrastructure.

Feinberg and Startup Health CMO Dr. Howard Krein at the Startup Health Festival this week. (Photo by Jonah Comstock)

By Jonah Comstock 09:00 am January 17, 2020
In a candid conversation on stage at the Startup Health Festival, Dr. David Feinberg said his company was doing good and playing by the rules.
Rather than be an asset, health data can quickly become a liability
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am December 30, 2019
A cybersecurity expert discusses how digital risks and the needs of patient care turn health data into a liability, and that CIOs and CISOs must treat data as a living, breathing entity.
Threat intelligence analyst documents, assesses 117 healthcare ransomware incidents
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm December 20, 2019
For a variety of reasons, ransomware is difficult to comprehensively research, the expert notes. But he offers a look into the problem and has some advice for CISOs, and other security professionals.
Revisiting PwC’s report on the top issues facing healthcare in 2019
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm December 16, 2019
The consulting giant issued a forward-looking report in January 2019. Healthcare IT News went back to see what the report’s key issues look like at year’s end.
By Nathan Eddy 01:04 pm December 13, 2019
Hahn previously served as the chief medical executive at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a post he has held since 2018.
What we learned at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm December 11, 2019
As the role of the CISO evolves, so too does the threat landscape, the infrastructure that needs safeguarding and the policy imperatives shaping the mission of data protection.