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OCR releases HIPAA audit protocols

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 26, 2016

HHS' Office for Civil Rights has issued audit protocol guidelines to help health care organizations document everything as they comply with HIPAA privacy and security rules. The key areas that will be investigated include organizations' breach notification procedures, policies for training employees and controlling their access to electronic protected health information, risk assessment, data protection protocols in the event of a breach, deployment of security officers, compliance of business associates with HIPAA and methods of providing health data to patients. TechTarget.com (04/25)


Program will replace physician MU requirements, CMS says

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

FDA urges health care industry to invest heavily in interoperability

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 25, 2016

Report shows US telehealth policy trends

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Doc discusses how physician-patient relationship is affected by EHRs

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 26, 2016

NIST releases development guide for cryptographic standards, guidelines

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Experts offer tips to boost patient care with predictive analytics

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 25, 2016

Health IT-related issue is top patient safety concern this year, report shows

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 25, 2016

Survey: Providers want EHRs to include electronic prior authorization

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 28, 2016

How hospital staff can avoid being victimized by ransomware

Health IT SmartBrief | Apr 25, 2016


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