Healthcare security lessons
Dr. John Halamka, CIO of CareGroup Health System, shares his privacy and security lessons learned. Dr. Halamka serves as Vice-Chairman of the federal Health Information Technology Standards Committee.
The workgroup's recommendations include:
All data at rest on mobile devices must be encrypted. Encrypting all databases and storage systems within an organization's data center would create a burden. But ensuring that devices such as laptops and USB drives, which can be stolen, encrypt patient-identified data makes sense and is part of new regulations such as Massachusetts' data protection law.
See the full article for Dr. Halamka's top five security lessons.