Privacy & Security

Healthcare IT year in review, 2013
By Benjamin Harris 06:08 am December 30, 2013
2013 has been a big year in the world of healthcare information technology.
By Chip Means 03:54 pm December 13, 2012
View our photos of the Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum. The Boston-based event collected more than 250 health IT personalities and many industry leaders to discuss policies, procedures, problems and solutions.
10 biggest HIPAA data breaches in the U.S.
By Erin McCann 09:48 am September 10, 2012
Since the 2009 Breach Notification Rule included in HITECH Act, 489 HIPAA-covered entities have reported breaches involving 500 individuals or more. View this slideshow to see a collection of the nation's biggest healthcare data breaches.
By Jamie Thompson 01:34 pm June 21, 2011
As required by the HITECH Act, HHS must make public a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals. This slideshow features five of the healthcare data breaches that have occurred this year.
By Chip Means 11:03 am January 28, 2011
Our final slideshow in this series featuring the HIMSS 50 in 50 recipients spotlights HIMSS' most recent landmark contributors.
By Chip Means 09:47 am January 28, 2011
Our fourth slideshow of HIMSS 50 in 50 award recipients features the Society's most noteworthy healthcare IT contributors of the 1990s.
By Chip Means 12:50 pm January 27, 2011
The third in this series of "HIMSS 50 in 50" slideshows looks at the 1980s' most significant Society members.
By Chip Means 01:44 pm January 26, 2011
In our second slideshow of this series, we look at the "HIMSS 50 in 50" award recipients who made their landmark contributions to health IT during the 1970s.
By Chip Means 01:38 pm January 25, 2011
In its 50th year, HIMSS honors 50 health IT professionals for their contributions to the field in the last half-century. This week, we'll feature the 50 recipients with a photo slideshow for each decade of the Society's history.
By Jamie Thompson 08:39 am March 25, 2010
The following breaches of unsecured protected health information were reported to the Health and Human Services Secretary, in accordance with the HITECH Act.