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Health IT Privacy & Security Skill Sets Health IT Privacy & Security Skill Sets

Health IT Privacy & Security Skill Sets

The Importance of Information Security for all Health Center Staff

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Since 2010, the healthcare industry has seen a remarkable increase in the use of technology in the administration and delivery in healthcare. This has led to a mass migration of data from paper charts and isolated systems to Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and interconnected systems that transmit patient health and financial information across trusted and untrusted networks. While this has been a boon for the industry in its ability to provide timely information to those who need it the most, this transition has introduced a great deal of risk to the confidentiality and integrity of the...
Health Center Breach Awareness Health Center Breach Awareness

Health Center Breach Awareness

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal

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Healthcare providers have become a lucrative target for cyber criminals and many reported breaches are occuring at health centers. Since 2009, when the Department of Health and Human Services started tracking breaches that involved protected health information exposure of 500 patients or more, upwards of 1700 cases have been reported. These breach incidences are highlighted on the U.S....
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