Social media "are a data security person's worst nightmare," says Sharon Finney, corporate data security officer at Adventist Health System. So Finney and her team spent more than six months crafting security policies for limited use of the new media.
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.
She provides detailed guidance on:
The definition of the term...
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Draft legislation began circulating through the corridors of the Capitol complex that would establish - in the words of its sponsors - meaningful privacy protections for Internet users, which they say is particularly important as businesses begin to adopt cloud computing.
Federal regulators are seeking advice and insights as they prepare to tackle the tough challenge of writing a rule enabling patients to receive an accounting of who has viewed their electronic health records.