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Mobile Health Apps and HIPAA

When technology is so rapidly developing, it’s no surprise that HIPAA has had a hard time with keeping up with the times. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the landmark 1996 patient-privacy law, only covers patient information kept by health...
HIPAA: Encryption is NOT Required…What?!?

HIPAA: Encryption is NOT Required…What?!?

Introduction No, that headline is not a misprint. Contrary to common assumptions—and what many email encryption providers may tell you, Congress, in its infinite wisdom (stop laughing, please) decided that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act...

The Immense Challenges of IT Management in Health Care

The health care sector has been under constant pressure to shore up its cybersecurity defenses in the past few years, as data breaches continue to plague the sector in the United States and abroad. At the same time, though, legislation has actively pushed medical...

Enterprise Mobility Security Remains Challenging

The health care sector has had to overcome a wealth of challenges when it comes to IT security, service management and delivery in the past few years, with so many new tools and solutions quickly gaining a vital designation among leaders. From telemedicine and...

Data Analytics Raises Health Care IT Security Concerns

Health care providers have been somewhat under the gun when it comes to the integrity, security and privacy of patient data for more than a decade now, while breaches have increased in prevalence and damage. The onus has been decisively placed on individual medical...

Cleaning Up Health Care Data Security, Management

Health care organizations have had to weather some of the more tempestuous and challenging waters in history throughout the past several years, and this has led to immense successes in some areas, and severe threats in others. The obvious mark in the losing column...

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