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As patient portals become more common in 2014, healthcare providers will struggle to find a balance between implementing strong authentication practices and providing individuals with easy access to records, says privacy attorney Adam Greene.
The healthcare industry must delicately balance the need to keep medical devices secure with the need to protect patient safety, says Michael McNeil, global security and privacy leader at Medtronic, a device manufacturer.
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a proposal that aims to remove legal barriers under the HIPAA Privacy Rule that may prevent state agencies from reporting mental health information used for gun background checks.