Government & Policy
But restarting the paused Electronic Health Record Modernization program will first require a successful deployment at Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Chicago, says Dr. Neil Evans of the EHRM Integration Office.
In a letter to Anne Milgram, administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, they say Congress created a special registration under the SUPPORT Act "not as an option for DEA to utilize, but a requirement."
As it works to safeguard existing cybersecurity protocols from easy decryption by a future quantum computer, the agency is requesting feedback on standards for three algorithms designed to withstand quantum-powered cyberattacks.
Three states accuse nine individuals for Trickbot and Conti cyberattacks, including Maksim Galochkin, who's indicted in California for three counts related to the 2021 Scripps Health ransomware attack.
New patient privacy compliance resources and cross-agency approaches are coming in the next 12-24 months, and could help health systems bolster their security.
The agency said as part of the international cyber takedown it gained lawful access to Qakbot’s infrastructure and identified more than 700,000 infected computers worldwide, including more than 200,000 in the US.
The American Telemedicine Association seeks to ensure that expanding telehealth programs are treated like any other healthcare delivery model and meet standards for patient safety, data privacy and information security.
Signs point to yes – and mature remote patient monitoring and telemedicine tools will be key to helping providers capitalize on the shift, one technology leader says.
Multiple awards for proposals to buttress digital health technology security, improve the fitness of healthcare analytics and strengthen healthcare software development are possible, according to the BAA.
Larger companies are taking an "all or nothing" approach in light of proposed legislation, one HIE leader says, but electronic health record developers can look to modernized data lakes for inspiration and place guardrails around PHI.