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Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Executives' Leadership Critical to EHR Implementation
This excerpt from The CIO's Guide to Implementing EHRs in the HITECH Era covers the senior executive's role in...
E-medical records: More ’meaningful use’
The push toward electronic medical records has garnered a lot of attention lately as the federal rules roll out for...
MA hospital files with data of 800,000 are missing
Computer files from South Shore Hospital that contain personal information for about 800,000 people may have been lost...
Security glitch exposes WellPoint data again
WellPoint Inc. has notified 470,000 individual insurance customers that medical records, credit card numbers and other...
HITECH Regulations May Come Soon—or Four Months from Now
Proposed HIPAA Privacy Rule regulations could be published in the Federal Register within the next 120 days after the...
HHS Releases Proposed Rule for EHR Certification
HHS has announced the release of the proposed rule for establishing certification programs for health information...
How to Prevent Top Three Health Information Breaches
Major breaches of patient information in 2009 break down into three types: snoopers, hackers, and those involving large...
Four Steps to Manage Patient Information Breaches
Your facility has a breach of unsecure PHI. What do you do? In addition to following requirements spelled out in HHS...
HHS Issues New Rule for HIT Breaches
The public needs to feel confident that HIT is secure, especially now that the federal government is preparing to drop...

Book: The No-Hassle Guide to EHR Policies, 2nd Edition
This second edition from EHR expert Margret Amatayakul provides the tools you need to develop effective HIPAA-compliant...
Audio Conference: Leverage the Value of your EHR
This 90-minute audio conference helps your organization leverage additional value from your EHR to not only meet your...