A dispute involving an EHR vendor that allegedly locked out a small clinic's access to patient data illustrates why healthcare organizations need to carefully scrutinize the HIPAA-related fine print in their business associate contracts.
When the new Apple Pay mobile payment system launches in October in the United States, it could help improve payment security. This infographic reviews the system's features and how to put them to use.
Leading this week's industry news roundup, IBM opens a new cloud resiliency center to provide business continuity capabilities, and Gemalto launches a solution to enable secure eBanking applications on PCs.
Healthcare providers that decide to accept consumer-generated health or fitness data from wearable devices, such as the upcoming Apple Watch, need to develop a plan for protecting the privacy of that information, says privacy attorney Scot Ganow.
One year after HIPAA Omnibus Rule enforcement began, why do so many healthcare entities and business associates continue to struggle with even the most basic requirements? Security expert Andrew Hicks offers insights.
The leader of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service pledges to carry out 28 recommendations made by a watch-dog agency to improve the security of HealthCare.gov before the next open enrollment period for Obamacare begins Nov. 15.
Healthcare data breaches, such as the recent hacking incident at Community Health Systems, point to the need to improve data governance programs, say two security experts, who offer breach prevention insights.
Healthcare organizations are still struggling to make sense of all the emerging cyberthreats they face and figure out how best to share the latest intelligence and stretch limited security resources. But some are making bold moves.