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 - privacy and security

Last month, Community Health Systems, a large healthcare group with 206 hospitals in 29 states, became a victim of a cyber attack that resulted in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to about 4.5 million patients.

 - Money wrapped in ethernet cable

Slowly but surely, Meaningful Use attestations are increasing, according to the numbers reported at the Sept. 3 Health IT Policy Committee meeting.

 - EHR Integration

How serious a problem are EHR-related safety events?

 - AMDIS Logo

The Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS) Fall Symposium in Boston will be getting “back to basics” by looking at the role innovation in health IT should play in the relationship between patient and provider.

 - cyberthreat

In the wake of the Community Health Systems (CHS) disclosure that hackers breached its computer system and accessed personal but not health data it held on 4.3 million people, a representative of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) joined the monthly Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) cyber threat information call to discuss work being done to build a better public-private partnership on cyber threats facing the healthcare industry.