The Evolving Regulatory Environment and Its Impact on Privacy and Security of Online Medical Records
Data protection legislation and regulatory enforcement actions are rapidly changing throughout the world, having an immediate impact on how organizations globally approach cybersecurity, privacy, breach notification and data storage and protection. Too frequently, however, U.S. healthcare organizations have built their security programs by focusing on the compliance requirements of only the HIPAA security, privacy and breach notification rules. But is that preoccupation with HIPAA compliance leaving the healthcare sector even more vulnerable? This panel reviews how online medical records are impacting privacy and regulation and are setting the tone for other emerging data-protection regulations.