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Personal Health Information Security

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.
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Multiple States and Vendors Agree on Standard Health Data Connectivity Specifications for EHR Connectivity

Medical / Healthcare IT : EMR Daily News (3 years ago)

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

Announcing the New Blue Button Toolkit

Medical / Healthcare IT : Health IT Buzz (5 months ago)

A Single Source for Technical Standards & Guidelines to Support Patient Access to Their Health Data Blue Button is for every person, provider, and community interested in improving care and health through information access and use.... Read Post

Sex Sells (or at Least Leads to Some Interesting Analytics)

Medical / Healthcare IT : Chilmark Research (3 years ago)

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

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