button   button

You are reading

How to avoid a healthcare data breach. -

How to avoid a healthcare data breach

Avoiding a healthcare data breach.

Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, providers face significantly stiffer penalties for healthcare data breaches than they used to — not to mention a serious commitment from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enforce those penalties and publicize all major data breaches. The HITECH Act also broadens the definition of a covered entity under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; many organizations that had not been required to comply with HIPAA privacy and security rules must now do so.  Read the full article here.

Comments

There are no comments on this entry.

Comments are closed.