The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Office for Civil Rights have updated its Security Risk Assessment Tool to help health care providers identify and assess potential risks to electronic protected health information, as required by the HIPAA Security Rule.
“Hospitals with a cybersecurity plan in place prior to an attack have a better chance at minimizing damage.” Mary Massey, CHA Vice President of Emergency Management The Internet represents one of the biggest tools hospitals utilize to function successfully. It is also one of the largest vulnerabilities. Safeguarding devices, networks, and data from cyberattacks is […]
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has issued its final rule on the enforcement of information blocking penalties for health information technology developers and health information exchanges and networks. A second proposed rule establishing information blocking disincentives for providers is expected in early fall.
The Hospital Quality Institute is reminding members that on June 14, it will host a webinar on cybersecurity with the America Hospital Association’s (AHA) John Riggi.
On June 14, the Hospital Quality Institute will host a webinar on cybersecurity with the America Hospital Association’s (AHA) John Riggi.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a proposed rule on health data, technology, and interoperability to implement certain provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The proposed rule also makes several enhancements to the ONC Health IT Certification Program. Comments are due June 20.