Tag: healthcare information


Creating the Interstate Medical Information Highway

January 4, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

We dive into the history of healthcare information and track back to the HiTech Act from 2009 and the journey from there through enforcement, guidance, and ultimately imposition of fines for enforcement. Progress was slow with each of these stages […]


Organizations Urge HHS to Postpone Blocking Deadlines

September 28, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) (@CIOCHIME), along with nine (9) other healthcare provider organizations, sent a letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Xavier Becerra, requesting that HHS offer providers an additional […]

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Data protection must be a healthcare priority to avoid breaches

July 23, 2021


The proliferation of an increasingly accessible and connected healthcare sector has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to keep patients and providers safe. This rapid increase in connectivity has led to an increased number of points of […]


How to promote accessibility in healthcare cybersecurity

February 27, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

The more accessible healthcare information is, the more value it provides to patients and providers alike. But much of this information is sensitive, privileged or regulated, making it highly vulnerable when traveling in and out of networks. In this guest […]


Why healthcare information still doesn’t flow freely

June 15, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

A recent University of Michigan survey asked health information exchange (HIE) professionals about their experience with information blocking. Respondents clearly indicated that information blocking is real and is practiced by both health systems and EHR vendors. “Half of respondents reported […]