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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...
CDPH Data Breach Affects 9,000 State Workers
For the second time in just over six months, officials at the California Department of Public Health have acknowledged...
Web Exclusive: OCR Patient Data Breach List Hits Milestone
The number of entities reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals...
Web Exclusive: In Meaningful Use Reports, Quality Matters
The enrollment for meaningful use initiatives has begun, and for physicians that means a slew of requirements that must...
Web Exclusive: ONC Issues EHR Certification Program Final Rule
The final rule describes the permanent certification program for electronic health records, and how organizations...
HITECH, HIPAA Rules to Launch Simultaneously in 2011
A senior official with the Office for Civil Rights said Tuesday that the HIPAA privacy and security rule enforcer...
Web Exclusive: Wireless technology could slash healthcare costs
After an endocrinologist in Walnut Creek, California, diagnosed a middle-aged male patient with hypertension, she put...
Web Exclusive: 8 HIE Implementation Barriers Detailed
The impact of health insurance exchanges on hospitals is indirect but nevertheless significant, and policymakers must...
Web Exclusive: GAO: Tighter HIPAA Safeguards Needed at HHS
A Government Accountability report says the Department of Health and Human Services, the enforcer of HIPAA privacy...
Web Exclusive: Advances in Science, Technology, Informed Consent
How many times do you have to get permission from patients before you use their medical data for research? From the...