HITECH Act Compliance Guide

HITECH Act Compliance Guide To help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act, HealthcareInfoSecurity.com prepared this in-depth guide, offering a wealth of advice and information. Here you'll find a four-part series offering practical advice on compliance. You'll also get insights on the security and privacy aspects of the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health records incentive program. Plus, you'll gain valuable insights from leading experts, including Stephanie Reel, CIO at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

In this issue:


  • Four-part Series on HITECH Compliance Tips
  • Guide to HITECH Act's Privacy and Security Provisions
  • Encryption Is "Get Out of Jail Free" Card
  • HITECH: A "Wake-Up Call" for Practices
  • EHR Standards Guide
  • EHR "Meaningful Use" Guide

Interview Excerpts:

  • HIMSS' Lisa Gallagher on hospital strategies
  • Dan Rode of AHIMA on the need for training
  • Stephanie Reel of Johns Hopkins Medicine on setting priorities

Links to Regulations:

  • HITECH Act
  • Breach Notification Rule
  • Certification Standards for EHRs
  • "Meaningful Use" Criteria
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