Defense contractors need hands-on candidates who can understand the technical and business issues within the government. Problem is: The demand for these candidates is clearly ahead of the current supply.
This year has seen a significant shift in the healthcare data protection landscape - both in terms of regulatory compliance and the predominant threats. How should healthcare/security leaders prioritize their efforts?
Hospital association lawyer, Melissa Bianchi, testifying before a Senate panel seeks exemptions for healthcare providers from the bill's beach notification rules because they're already covered by HIPAA.
Federal regulators are seeking comments on a newly proposed rule designed to crack down against payment fraud for all federal health programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs.
To ensure patient privacy, healthcare organizations need to adopt clear-cut social media policies and educate staff about how to comply, says Jonathan Teich, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at Harvard University.
A federal proposal that would enable patients to restrict certain information held by their healthcare providers from being shared with their insurer would prove too costly and impractical to carry out, the American Health Information Management Association says.
Healthcare organizations should identify multiple steps for addressing the risks that could lead to a costly breach of information, says Christopher Hourihan, manager of development and programs at the Health Information Trust Alliance.