We’ve been having an interesting technical discussion at LinkedIn ( at this link ) about health information security when trying to share patient data among multiple data silos. We’re examining issues concerning the security of cloud computing, e-mail, and information stored in local computers and mobile devices. We’re discussing the strengths and weakness of encryption, exploring reports of data breaches, and identifying the incremental risks of different security prevention approaches.
More needs to be done to assure patients that their personal medical information will be safe and secure following the nationwide switch to Electronic Health Records, according to results of a recent online survey conducted among 2,... Read Post
A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records today issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections between healthcare providers, health information exchan... Read Post
One guarantee in the healthcare sector is that when it comes to personal health information (PHI), there is no lack of issues and pundits to discuss security and privacy of such information/data. If one does not jump up and down ble... Read Post