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Phil Alexander - Privacy & Security Forum 2014 San Diego
Healthcare IT News : July 24, 2014, 11:39 am
Phil Alexander, Information Security Officer at UMC and session panelist at the 2014 Privacy & Security Forum in San Diego, discusses the rise of cyber crime and the importance of personalizing employee education around security.
Standards key to mHealth success
Healthcare IT News : July 24, 2014, 10:39 am
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But according to two two officials with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association, a healthy wariness is in order.
Hospital hit with $150K breach fine
Healthcare IT News : July 24, 2014, 10:31 am
A Rhode Island hospital, who nearly two years ago notified 14,000 patients of a HIPAA breach involving their data, agreed Wednesday to hand over $150,000 to settle allegations that it failed to safeguard patient information.
The Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, or WIH, will pay the civil penalty to the Massachusetts Attorney General who slapped the hospital with a lawsuit after discovering 12,127 of those patients were Massachusetts residents.
CHIME sees vet IT program as model
Healthcare IT News : July 24, 2014, 10:25 am
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with more than 1,400 CIO and IT team members, has released a case study that delves into the workings of a Rush University Medical Center initiative that gives veterans opportunities to become part of a healthcare IT workforce.
When analytics falls short
Healthcare IT News : July 24, 2014, 8:54 am
The joys of unintended consequences never end. When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act required hospitals to get paid based on how much they improved their patients' health rather than however tests and procedures were completed, the intent was to improve patient care.