Healthcare Attorney Rose Willis Comments on EHR Security Breaches for BenefitsPro

July 28, 2014
Recently, Dickinson Wright Attorney Rose Willis spoke to Alan Goforth from BenefitsPro for the article, “EHR Security Breaches on the Rise”.

The rise of electronic health records is a double-edged sword for businesses and the health care industry. The high rate of exposure is due in large part to the proliferation of electronic health records and the need to exchange and make those records available quickly from one provider to another, and between providers and their vendors. These breaches occur even though most companies are going the extra mile to comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security rules.

“While most health care providers know to pay close attention to the HIPAA rules when setting up their information technology systems, recent events have demonstrated that this close scrutiny should also be applied to computer reconfigurations and other IT system changes,” said Ms. Willis.

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