Privacy & Security

HIPAA complaince audit form
By Corinne Smith 11:15 am October 10, 2018
As HIPAA was written when most providers still used paper charts, the framework today has plenty of room for improvement.
email login
By Jessica Davis 09:38 pm October 09, 2018
A hacker obtained access to an employee email account of California-based Gold Coast Health Plan, attempting to fraudulently move funds to their account.
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By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm October 09, 2018
Part two of our cyber insurance series highlights the need for healthcare organizations to compare prices and find a carrier willing to partner on cybersecurity.
road block on highway

Researchers found roadblocks with information given to patients during the medical release processes despite HIPAA.

By Jessica Davis 04:36 pm October 08, 2018
What if the challenge to overcome with data sharing was the policies common among hospitals?
doctor with patient looking at tablet health record
By Leontina Postelnicu 11:13 am October 08, 2018
As compliance continues to be a point of concern, we take a look at the implications of GDPR for UK health and care.
US Senate capital building exterior view of dome
By Tom Sullivan 07:30 am October 08, 2018
NHITWeek 2018 moves beyond proving the value of HIT to focus on showing successes of using information and technology.
Christian Dameff speaking on stage
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm October 05, 2018
The healthcare sector is well-aware that medical devices are vulnerable, but it’s hard to obtain the extra resources to fix the issue.
CHIME booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 10:24 am October 05, 2018
A new CHIME-KLAS survey of CIOs, CISOs and other security leaders finds that few are confident in their ability to protect patient safety and prevent disruptions from cybercriminals.
Dan Constantino speaking to HIMSS TV

Dan Costantino, CISO at Penn Medicine, will be speaking at the upcoming HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston, Oct. 15-16.

By Dan Costantino 09:42 am October 04, 2018
Penn Medicine CISO Dan Costantino outlines the steps to gathering information so you can plan strategically and educate the business about threats.
man putting thumb on biometric reader
By Tom Sullivan 12:48 pm October 03, 2018
More than 70 percent of respondents ranked biometrics, such as fingerprinting and facial recognition, as the top choice for a unique identifier while hospital executives raised some questions.

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