The HIPAA Omnibus Rule could play an important role in improving the security of medical devices that store patient data, says an official with the agency that enforces HIPAA. Find out what part the rule could play.
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes three new considerations for determining potential civil monetary penalties following a breach investigation. What are the implications for breach prevention strategies?
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule stresses the need for business associates to adequately safeguard patient information. What are the implications? Here's what a federal privacy officer and a consumer advocate have to say.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
The new omnibus rule makes it clear that business associates must comply with HIPAA. And the latest additions to the federal health data breach tally put a spotlight on why some BAs need to improve patient data protection.
The long overdue final HIPAA omnibus rule has been released. The package includes extensive modifications to the HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules as well as an updated version of the HIPAA breach notification rule.
Kathryn Marchesini, a privacy adviser at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, outlines the three most important steps healthcare organizations should take to avoid breaches of information on mobile devices.