With HHS releasing the long-awaited proposed rule on data blocking and HIPAA being reopened, healthcare IT’s future looks bright – as long as some key concerns don’t let lost in the shuffle, says CHIME’s Mari Savickis.
Don’t think of the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices as a set of requirements. The document, which was created by 150 experts, is meant to be viewed as “collection of recipes” for keeping data secure, says Erik Decker.
Though it may seem counterintuitive, mindfulness can actually help organize technology use, reduce distractions, and lower the risk of security breaches, says Mitch Parker – if you follow these guidelines.
Although there was much to consider in creating a set of cybersecurity guidelines, the important feedback the industry-led group received, according to Erik Decker, was to make sure it was “concise.”
It’s not just the CIO role that’s evolving, says Hillary Ross of Witt/Kieffer, who discusses key trends in health IT leadership positions, from the emergence of the chief digital officer to the growing prominence of the CISO.