Examining Oversight of the Privacy & Security of Health Data Collected by Entities Not Regulated by HIPAA
Author: U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Source: Government (U.S.) | U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for HIT
Publication Date: July 2016
As more and more health information is digitized with tools like wearables, fitness trackers and even health social media, the need to make sure identifiable health information is private and secure increases. ONC looks at the challenges of protecting this information.
Biggest Security Lapses for 2014-2015 and How to Handle Them
Author: Butler, Mary
Source: Journal of AHIMA - website
Publication Date: April 2015
In the privacy and security world, whenever a big health data breach makes the news, HIPAA experts warn that it’s only the beginning and the news will only get worse. Over the last year that has certainly been the case as the size and scope of breaches has climbed.....