Federal authorities on Feb. 24 released a proposed rule setting certification standards for electronic health record software for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act EHR incentive program. Learn what it says about encryption.
Challenged by sophisticated threats and the complexity and cost of security, global leaders wonder: "Is my organization going to be the next breach headline?" IBM's Latha Maripuri discusses global trends.
The Obama administration's Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights should be seen as a vital document to help shape an expansive and globally accepted privacy framework in the United States, privacy and data security lawyer Lisa Sotto says.
Proposed rules for Stage 2 of the HITECH Act electronic health record incentive program, to be unveiled today, will contain a substantial list of new privacy and security requirements, federal officials confirm.
To protect privacy without adversely affecting the quality of healthcare, hospitals and clinics need to monitor records access and use access controls, a medical informatics expert at Kaiser Permanente says.