Business Associates being breached leaves hospitals and healthcare organizations open to scrutiny via the public. Exhibit A.
Lots of rules being thrown around these days. Let Redspin lead you though the thicket and tell you what you need to know.
In the most direct way possible, yes, it does. It matters to your reputation, your back pocket and your customers.
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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.
HITECH and the notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) published in the Federal Register July 14, 2010 significantly impact how Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) manage health IT security risk under HIPAA.
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.
Since the Breach Report 2010 portable media is trending as one of the easiest ways find yourself in a data breach scenario.