Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Encryption shortfalls plague healthcare industry

InformationWeek, December 19, 2012
Healthcare providers should start paying more attention to encryption of personal health information (PHI), says a new report from the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). This is not only because of the proliferation of smartphones and other mobile devices, but also because of a provision in the Meaningful Use Stage 2 rule that mentions encryption.