Some 1.7 million individuals are being notified of a health information breach incident involving data from The New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. It's the largest breach reported so far under the HITECH Act breach notification rule.
Known as the Cloud First policy, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has outlined a new policy in which one-quarter of the $80 billion the federal government spends on information technology would employ cloud computing solutions.
Clinics applying for HITECH Act electronic health records incentive payments are getting a reminder about the importance of information security, says Robert Tennant of the Medical Group Management Association
It's not enough to recover data after an incident; also essential is restoring the software needed to read the data, as Federal Emergency Management Agency has learned. The inspector general explains it all.