HIPAA and other healthcare compliance requirements
- April 30, 2009
Enterprises seeking to enter the cloud and remain both secure and compliant within regulatory guidelines were the subject of a panel at the RSA Conference.
- April 23, 2009
The Senate's Internet "kill switch" bill calls for new federal security standards, certification and licensing mandates that would be overkill and hard to implement, experts say.
- March 31, 2009
Two panels shed light on the compliance requirements, impact and potential liability of 201 CMR 17.00, the tough, comprehensive new Massachusetts data protection law.
- March 16, 2009
HIPAA guidelines have lacked real enforcement power, but President Obama's Recovery Act beefs up HIPAA regulations with new data breach disclosure laws and stiffer fines.
- February 05, 2009
Regulatory compliance will remain a significant area of IT spending in 2009, despite widespread budget cutting, according to a new survey of senior IT managers. High on the compliance shopping list: backup, archive and network upgrades.
- November 17, 2008
A hacker used a vulnerability scanning tool to compromise a server at the University of Florida's College of Dentistry, compromising the sensitive information of patients.
- October 08, 2008
Adoption of the electronic health record and related technology tools for physicians could revolutionize health care. But first, health care CIOs need to overcome cultural obstacles.
- October 03, 2008
The Consensus Controls project aims to provide organizations with a peer review system for IT controls.
- July 21, 2008
A new framework aims to help health care organizations deal with multiple requirements and provide specifics lacking in HIPAA.
- June 03, 2008
An employee could have downloaded peer-to-peer (P2P) network software onto a hospital computer putting the data at risk.
- February 05, 2008
Health care has been long neglected by security vendors who are just beginning to establish channels into this arena. Upshot: Vendors are realigning products to meet your needs.
- March 01, 2007
Medical device makers want to improve products' time to market while also complying with FDA rules. Product lifecycle management is helping to balance these sometimes conflicting goals.