Projects in Cincinnati and Detroit are the final additions to the list of those that will receive a total of $250 million in federal grants for the secure sharing of healthcare information among organizations.
Electronic health records software vendors can begin applying for certification of their applications as qualifying for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive program now that two certifiers have been selected.
Educating staff about keeping protected health information off social media should be a high priority, much like education about sexual harassment, discrimination or any other behavior with zero tolerance.
Debbie Christofferson has worked in IT and information security for many years. And if there's anything she's learned about risk management, it's this: It's all about risk. "All of your decisions about information security should be based on risk to the organization."