In recent weeks, the federal tally of major health information breaches has been growing at a relatively slow pace. Is that evidence that healthcare organizations are getting better at preventing breaches?
Developing a bring-your-own-device
policy that's well-integrated with an organization's overall information security strategy requires a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach, says attorney Stephen Wu.
Despite numerous data breaches, as well as financial incentives and penalties, many healthcare organizations aren't taking risk assessment requirements seriously. Experts offer insights on best practices.
President Obama's re-election paves the way for continuation of the HITECH Act EHR incentive program and provides a perfect opportunity for the administration to toughen the program's privacy and security requirements.
It's difficult to know where sensitive patient information may be lurking in user files. But some healthcare organizations are finding ways to detect where the information resides so they can protect it. Find out how.