HealthcareInfoSecurity Editor's Choice for April 2011

Editor's Choice: Mostashari Addresses Privacy, Security; 10.8 Million Affected by Major Breaches; Time for a Social Media Policy is NowHere's a compilation of some of the most interesting content HealthcareInfoSecurity.com reported in April:
  • Farzad Mostashari, M.D., the newly appointed national coordinator for health information technology, describes his privacy and security priorities in an exclusive interview.
  • As of April 25, the federal list of major healthcare information breaches included 265 cases affecting a total of more than 10.8 million individuals. The largest incident is the Health Net breach, affecting 1.9 million.
  • A blog points out that physicians who use social media to discuss their work, even without naming patients, risk privacy violations, as a recent case in Rhode Island illustrates.

Find these and other compelling articles, podcasts and blogs on HealthcareInfoSecurity.com.




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