Dan Berger's summary of the OCR/NIST HIPAA Security Conference in Washington D.C. 2011.
Dan Berger's comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, 2011-2015 in advance of the NIST/OCR HIPAA Security Rule Conference in Washington, D.C.
Business Associates being breached leaves hospitals and healthcare organizations open to scrutiny via the public. Exhibit A.
If RSA can't succeed in securing a small and critical area of their network, what is a healthcare organization to do?
In the most direct way possible, yes, it does. It matters to your reputation, your back pocket and your customers.
Strategic planning and basketball go together like wine and cheese.
With so much recent interest in IT security driven by the “meaningful use” incentive program, we want to share some our observations and perspectives from recent Redspin client engagements in the healthcare industry.
Whereas before the HITECH Act HIPAA was seen as having no teeth, in part due to the lack of enforcement resources available, bringing cash strapped state-resources into the picture could change the compliance landscape considerably.
Some very interesting findings in the new health care security report form Deloitte.
HHS OCR has really taken its new role granted by HITECH seriously because they are seeking to tighten regulations and increase financial penalties.