Category Archives: Healthcare I.T.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) very recently released final modifications/regulations to the HIPAA Security, Privacy, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules. This new rule is called the Omnibus Rule. The final rules, which took … Continue reading
A group of health IT vendors representing a large chunk of the market for electronic health records have launched the CommonWell Health Alliance, designed to increase interoperability among their systems, it was announced Monday at the annual convention of the … Continue reading
The consequences of poor security controls and failing to protect patient healthcare data are costly data breaches, which have steadily increased since 2010, according to the Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, issued recently by the … Continue reading