Privacy & Security
On July 9th at Redwoord MedNet’s 4th Annual HIE Conference, the first publically stage multi-organization demonstration of Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Direct standards and technologies took place.
South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Mass., reported on Monday that back-up computer files containing personal, health and financial information for approximately 800,000 individuals may have been lost by a data management company that was hired to destroy them.
As they work to consummate the merger between them first announced in June, Chicago-based Allscripts and Atlanta-based Eclipsys have announced investor meetings next month in their respective cities.
IBM announced plans Thursday to enlist some of its leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and payers provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients.
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Thursday new proposed privacy and security rules and resources.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced a $250,000 settlement - the first of its kind in the country - with healthcare insurer Health Net and its affiliates over health data security breaches.
Less than one in 10 American adults use electronic medical records or e-mail their doctor, according to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll.
Kroll Fraud Solutions, a provider of data protection and identity theft response services, has launched a new HITECH Hotline to help ease the burden of data breach notification for healthcare organizations nationwide.
In a meeting held Friday, the HIT Policy Committee approved recommendations by the Privacy and Security Tiger Team that would establish health information exchange credentials and help to protect personal health information.