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patient data security


January 6, 2011  10:49 AM

What’s in store for health care technology in 2011

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
HIPAA, medical errors, patient data security

By David Schneider, Editorial Assistant With SearchHealthIT.com having reflected already on the top health care technology and

June 14, 2010  6:50 AM

New ONC workgroup to discuss HITECH security, privacy

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
health IT standards, HIPAA, HITECH Act, patient data security

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has formed yet another workgroup. This one will discuss the  Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act's security and privacy requirements, and it will do so for the next few...


May 3, 2010  10:33 AM

HHS seeks comments on HIPAA privacy expansion

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
HIPAA, HITECH Act, patient data security

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) is looking for input on proposed changes to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy provisions.

Specifically, the


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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