Privacy

Your Healthcare Technology Guide to HIPAA Requirements

If you work in the field of healthcare technology, it’s imperative that you stay up to date on the latest HIPAA requirements. This can be a challenge. They’ve recently updated, which means rules and regulations you’ve been abiding by may look slightly different than in the past. From new incentives to the 2020 CARES act,

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Health Data Privacy And HIPAA

The protection of medical records’ anonymity is of the most significant concern. Healthcare organizations must be HIPAA compliant to protect personal patients’ data. This applies to workflows, physical access. The software is covered to a lesser extent, so HIPAA Compliance Checklist for Software with a description is sufficient. For instance, HIPAA is complemented by the Health Information

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5 Tips for Improving Patient Data Security

While technology is the strongest tool of the healthcare department these days, it is also its weakest link. Sure, the advanced medical equipment, coupled with complex and sophisticated software, improved the efficiency of operations and enhanced accuracy. But it also increased our dependency on technology. With increased dependency comes an increased need to entrust the

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Patient Identification: A Necessity in the Need of Necessity

OVERVIEW: Considering the very necessity of e-health services and the risk factors arising from it, patient identification seems to be inevitable more than ever. It is interesting and unfortunate at the same time that the healthcare industry has faced data breaches and identity thefts, more than any other industry has. Interesting because, unlike financial institutions,

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Current Trends in Data Privacy Rights

Prior to the rapid spread of COVID-19 from China at the beginning of this year there were many expectations in relation to the possible changes in data privacy legislation for 2020. The pandemic has, certainly, placed a strain on budgets and some of the plans that were being formulated by those responsible for cybersecurity developments.

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