Secure records can be re-linked to reproduce the transactional history by an independent agency, a necessary component for a forensic framework for web services, a new National Institute of Standards and Technology report states.
A proposal to revamp the HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules does a good job of hammering home the message that business associates and their subcontractors must comply with the updated rules, security experts say.
The nation's healthcare information exchanges must focus on privacy and security as they develop new functions and features, says Irene Koch, executive director of the Brooklyn Health Information Exchange.
The National Cybersecurity Alliance's Michael Kaiser believes young people would seriously consider careers in IT security if they met role models like chief information security officers found throughout the country.
A 234-page proposal to significantly update the HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules is designed to ensure that patients' rights are protected as more health records are digitized and exchanged.