Tag Archives: privacy

2-Factor Authentication: A shield for PHI against hackers

PHI 2 Factor Authentication

Protected Health Information (PHI) is hacked, stolen or misused with regularity and more than need be.  Sometimes you can’t help HIPAA breaches, but often times there are measures you can and should take to protect and secure PHI data.   All health care agencies must abide by the HIPPA and HITECH laws, but it is […]

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6 Things Your EHR Must Do to Secure Patient Information

In order to successfully attest to Meaningful Use (MU), public health eligible professionals (EPs) must comply with 15 core objectives established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). A big part of this includes complying with HIPAA’s privacy and security rule through risk analysis requirements.   CMS’s Core Objective to “Protect Electronic Health […]

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