Compliance & Legal
01:21 pm May 18, 2018
The Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard can help hospitals protect against ransomware and phishing, but is only successfully used by 1.7 percent of large healthcare organizations.
01:47 pm May 08, 2018
Inspector general says Defense Health Agency sites failed to consistently implement technical, physical and administrative protocols and may have violated HIPAA regulations in the process.
11:33 am May 07, 2018
U.S. government got approximately $125 million out of the False Claims case but what about eClinicalWorks customers?
11:46 am May 04, 2018
While gap analysis can find existing vulnerabilities in an organization’s security, it’s not an equal substitution for HIPAA-required risk analysis.
09:19 am May 04, 2018
A look at what has transpired since the EHR vendor agreed to pay a fine in the False Claims suit that rattled the industry.
03:59 pm April 30, 2018
Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
04:17 pm April 20, 2018
The board couldn’t rule out conflict of interest in the $62 million contract signed between Epic and the academic medical center to overhaul its legacy EHR and billing systems.
04:23 pm April 18, 2018
The agency released a five-point plan outlining regulatory changes to bolster medical device safety, including requiring manufacturers ensure devices can be updated and patched.
02:28 pm April 09, 2018
The penalty highlights the need for healthcare providers to thoroughly vet third-party vendors to ensure security best practices.
12:25 pm April 09, 2018
The medical records vendor sued the agency in January for ‘absurd’ enforcement -- but HHS claims that CiOX has no constitutional standing for such a case.