Amidst the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire, we need to ask: How could this happen? How could a medical technician even be hired after being fired at least twice by other hospitals?
After a breach, some organizations meet the minimum requirements for notification and then hope for the best. The Utah Department of Health is taking a very different approach that's worthy of imitation.
When it comes to breach planning and response, well-intentioned organizations often go wrong. Experian Data Breach Resolution VP Michael Bruemmer tells where they fail and offers advice on how to do these important jobs right.
RSA CISO Eddie Schwartz says he spends more time talking to other chief information security officers and IT security practitioners today than he did a decade ago, when he held the same job at Nationwide Insurance Co.
Now that Tennessee is pulling the plug on its statewide health information exchange, it's a good time to reassess the many challenges that HIEs face - including the need to ensure patients that their information will be protected.