Tag Archives: Privacy and Security

Vendor Security Risk Management for Healthcare Organizations

Here is the latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –Vendor Security Risk Management for Healthcare Organizations, by HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee Member John L. Phelan, … Continue reading

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Healthcare and Its Identity Problem

by Dr. William Braithwaite, MD, PhD, FACMI, FHL7, Chair, HIMSS Identity Management Task Force Three things are now certain in this world:  death, taxes, and health information breaches.  In fact, healthcare has an identity problem.

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Be Careful – Don’t Fall into the Phish Tank

Motivated by the high demand for health information on the black market, bad actors want access to networks and information systems of healthcare organizations. These bad actors have time, resources, and know-how to gain access to the valuable health information … Continue reading

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Have you considered a career in Health IT Security?

Each month HIMSS Veteran Career Services (VCS) hosts a webinar on various topics regarding military to civilian transition.  October’s webinar topic was “Military and Health IT Security, How They Connect”.  Coincidentally, October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month .

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PSST! The Evolving State of Privacy and Security – Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information

 Here is the latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –The Evolving State of Privacy and Security – Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information, by … Continue reading

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Heartache over Heartbleed

Here is a blog from the HIMSS Cloud Computing Workgroup.  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –Heartache over Heartbleed, by HIMSS Cloud Computing Workgroup members Adam Greene, JD, MPH of Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP and Jeff … Continue reading

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PSST! Critical Privacy and Security Contract Provisions

Here is latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –Critical Privacy and Security Contract Provisions, by HIMSS P&S Committee members Marlowe Schaeffer-Polk, JD, DO, Physician Advisor for … Continue reading

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PSST! – Safeguarding Sensitive Information by E-Mail

Here is latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –E-mail Encryption, by HIMSS P&S Committee member Marlowe Schaeffer-Polk, JD, DO, Physician Advisor for Crozer Keystone Medical Centers … Continue reading

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PSST! – Security Frameworks

Here is latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic – A Review of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, by HIMSS P&S Committee member Jeffery Bell, CISSP, CPHIMS, ACHE, Director IT … Continue reading

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“Like This:” The Impact of Social Media on Patient Record Integrity

by: Deborah Kohn, MPH, RHIA, FACHE, CPHIMS, CIP, principal, Dak Systems Consulting  Social media encompasses a wide variety of web-based software applications that allow users to collaborate and generate content. Content is defined as the intellectual substance of a document, … Continue reading

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