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Tag Archives: NIST

OIG EHR Questionnaire Focuses on Fraud Safeguards

Posted in Meaningful Use

The OIG is conducting a survey of hospitals who have certified the meaningful use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology, with an emphasis on safeguards that protect the EHR systems from fraudulent access or alteration. A generous hospital compliance officer who has asked to remain nameless has provided me with a copy of the survey… Continue Reading

Fox Rothschild to Participate at NIST and CMS Security Rule Conference

Posted in Speaking Engagements & Conferences

As HITECH refocuses the health care industry’s attention on security, the role of National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) in developing standards for health information security will become more center stage.   On May 18, 2009, Fox Rothschild LLP will present at the NIST and CMS Security Rule Conference in Gaithersburg, Maryland called: “Safeguarding Health Information:… Continue Reading