5 hospital security concerns with EHR after Obamacare

5 hospital security concerns with EHR after Obamacare

Obamacare’s provision requiring medical providers to switch from paper records to electronic health records (EHRs) is intended to reduce costs and help patient care, but it could be happening all too quickly for the proper information security measures to be taken to avoid unwanted access to that data.

3 Obamacare information security challenges for healthcare

3 Obamacare information security challenges for healthcare

As facilities continue working on their HIPAA compliance requirements, there are more standards executives need to take into consideration and get ready for. This time what affects their everyday work is Obamacare. With Obamacare healthcare data security for individuals and facilities confront at least three challenges: the potential of identity theft, increased risk of vulnerabilities and breach, and breach reporting under HIPAA.