A review of this week's top news items, including:
Red Flags: Preventing ID Theft
Breach List to Name Solo Practices
HIPAA Violation Leads to Prison Term
After listening to this overview, be sure to check out all of the week's news and views at HealthcareInfoSecurity.com
Before healthcare organizations can prepare to comply with the HITECH breach notification rule, they must understand its complex details. In an exclusive interview, attorney Deven McGraw sorts through the major provisions in laymen's terms.
Federal regulators soon will fix one of the problems with the official tally of major healthcare breaches. The Office for Civil Rights within the Department of Health and Human Services will begin naming the names of solo practitioners that have major breaches, rather than listing them only as "private practice." And...
How vulnerable are organizations to cyber attack? It depends on your definition of "vulnerable," says Robert Richardson, Director of the Computer Security Institute (CSI). "There's vulnerable," he says, "and then there's likely to be attacked."
In an interview about current threats, Richardson...
Interview with Allan Bachman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The magnitude of fraud schemes has grown - the scale and the losses. But the basics of fraud investigation remain sound. And if there's one thing people should know up front, says Allan Bachman of the Association of Certified Fraud...
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is wrapping up notification of nearly 3,000 individuals about a breach stemming from documents that were improperly discarded in a recycling bin rather than shredded.