By Rita Bowen – We are highlighting privacy and security trends and predictions to help Health Information Management (HIM) and other healthcare leaders navigate compliance in the coming year. The post Healthcare Privacy and Security—Predictions for 2019 appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
By Rita Bowen – AHIMA’s 2018 PCIG Institute took place September 22-23. True to its aim to enhance knowledge regarding current trends and issues, the event focused on protecting patient information across all healthcare settings and business operations… The post Heard at AHIMA 2018: Privacy, Cybersecurity and Information Governance Institute and ROI Roundtable appeared first […]
By Art Gross – A recent survey conducted by the health insurance company Aetna revealed some significant results as to what consumers consider to be their most important concern in terms of healthcare. The post Healthcare Data Breaches Rise Along with Consumer Concerns of Privacy and Data Security appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, […]
By Matt Fisher – The healthcare industry got a load introduction to geofencing marketing recently. The headlines were driven by a law firm targeting individuals going to an emergency room. The post Privacy Invasion or Smart Marketing: Geofencing in Healthcare appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
By Matt Fisher – Privacy and security of personal information are topics of constant discussion inside and outside of healthcare. Current events keep the heat on as one or the other never strays very far from headlines. The post An Unnecessary Privacy Risk?: Online Nursery Photos appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA […]
By Kurt Long – According to CNBC, Facebook sent a doctor on a secret mission to ask hospitals to share patient data. Facebook was also in talks with top hospitals and other medical groups as recently as last month regarding a proposal to match patient data with their user data. The post Facebook, Health Data […]
The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its privacy and security certification program, known as SECURETexas, by partnering with multiple industry experts. The post THSA Strengthens SECURETexas Privacy and Security Certification appeared first on HIE Answers.
Join Our Monthly Q&A where we answer your questions on HIPAA. Topic for July: Privacy and Security by Design. Designing a secure healthcare IT environment is critical to both the business and the patient. While many healthcare providers have HIPAA policies in place, they frequently do not consider privacy and security as part of the […]
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