Tag Archives: electronic health records

2016 PROVED A DARK YEAR FOR CYBER ATTACKS ON HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS

A DARK YEAR FOR CYBER ATTACKS ON HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS. The famous American criminal Willie Sutton was asked once why he robbed banks, to which he is reported to have answered, “Because that’s where the money is”. In similar fashion, cyber criminals such as a hacker group that calls itself “TheDarkOverLord” could be asked why they […]

Chronology of HIPAA, HITECH & the Omnibus Rule – HALOCK

  Chronology of HIPAA, HITECH & the Omnibus Rule. By Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor, Partner HIPAA is a confusing regulation. Since its enactment on August 21, 1996, it has covered topics as diverse as insurance coverage of unemployed people, efficiency of health care administration, data security, and more recently the improvement of healthcare outcomes. HIPAA […]