The new HIPAA creates a web of liability, which is an upside for properly prepared healthcare organizations, so here are suggestions on how to ensure files containing protected health information are secure when moving them around.
An iPad loaner program for 1,000 Iraq and Afghanistan vets and their caregivers will offer self-management and data share apps, while an online and mobile scheduling system hints and future plans for easier appointment-making.
The future of healthcare depends on data and the technologies to make use of it, experts said at the Government Health IT Conference last week. And while it won't happen overnight, a fistful of current trends are driving the industry in that direction.
Agency recommends that manufacturers review cybersecurity practices to assure that safeguards prevent unauthorized access or modification that might compromise the hospital network connected to the device.