Health Information Management & Technology

Cyberattack: Preparing for and Reacting to a Breach

“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 […]

HHS Issues Information Blocking Penalty Final Rule

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.