Hospitals must create detailed social media security policies to help ensure personal health information never gets posted, says Sharon Finney, corporate data security officer at Adventist Health System.
Think twice the next time a contact tries to "friend" you on Facebook or "follows" you on Twitter. It may turn out to be an undercover fed looking to scrutinize your employment history or examine your personal references.
Officials with the HHS Office for Civil Rights shed some light on a number of security-related topics at a conference the office co-sponsored May 11-12 in the nation's capital. For example, Susan McAndrew, OCR's deputy director for privacy, revealed that the random HIPAA compliance audits called for under the HITECH...