Technology can make these records less burdensome to manage and easier to use and share.
February 8, 2012
Behold the “Wall of Shame” Known as the “Wall of Shame,” the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website details 281 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security violations that affected more than 500 individuals as of June 9, 2011. Overall, physical theft and loss accounted for about 63% of the reported […]
December 9, 2011
1 New York City’s municipal hospital system disclosed Friday that confidential medical, personnel, vendor and contractor records dating back 20 years at four Bronx facilities were swiped last year when a van was left unlocked and unattended. The Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) said it has begun notifying 1.7 million people affected by the theft […]
October 20, 2011
For certain industries, such as health care, the migration to the electronic health record for each patient is mandatory, and incentives exist to help providers convert to digital form.