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EHR security

August 15, 2011  1:05 PM

Don’t forget to train medical students on EHR use

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR implementation, EHR security, HIMSS, workflow analysis

Medical students working in a hospital setting must be trained on many things, but one job requirement that is often forgotten is electronic health record (EHR) use. The consequences of neglecting this training reach far and wide, from medical errors to data breaches (unintentional or...

July 22, 2010  1:06 PM

ONC announces effort to strengthen health IT security

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
data breaches, Data Loss Prevention, EHR security, health IT security, ONC

This week, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology announced it has launched a set of initiatives to improve the overall state of health IT security. The ONC's...

April 8, 2010  9:11 AM

HIMSS Analytics study reveals gaps in patient data security

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
data breaches, EHR security, HIMSS Analytics, patient data security

As personal health information moves out of the filing cabinets and into cyberspace, the need to secure that data presents a whole new set of challenges. For this reason, HIMSS Analytics partnered with Kroll Fraud Solutions to conduct a bi-annual survey to evaluate the status of patient data...

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