Monday, January 23, 2012

Data Privacy Breaches - Top Priority for 2012

Preventing and detecting internal breaches is one the top 5 priorities for healthcare organizations in 2012, according to Healthcare Information Security Today survey conducted by HealthcareInfoSecurity.

This is understandable since the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (HHS/OCR) will begin a HIPAA compliance audit program in 2012 targeting both large and small healthcare organizations.
"Executives are seeing large breaches of patient data on front pages, and it is suddenly becoming a much stronger incentive for them to allocate resources to information security." - Adam Greene, former official at HHS/OCR
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Sources:
(a) 2012 Security Priorities: An Analysis - GovInfo Security

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