It seems obvious that general retailers need actionable data to drive business decisions, but many healthcare organizations (HCOs) are businesses that rely in the same engagement and transactional information. Despite an increased level of regulation, HCOs need access to analytics information to make informed business decisions. Capturing data in a way that does not compromise […]
Posts Tagged ‘PHI’
PHI In Web Analytics, The Do’s and Don’ts
This is a continuation of my previous discussion on PHI and Online Tracking. We know you have to be extremely careful when using tracking technologies. This is even true on .com site where you don’t login. Even with extra care there are a number of ways in which you can track activity and events on […]
PHI and Online Tracking Technologies
Recently, the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) came out with guidance regarding the use of online analytics technologies. This guidance will impact a lot of Provider and even some payer websites. This includes hospitals, clinics, medical groups, imaging centers, and more. It gives more insight into how healthcare organizations can better ensure patient data […]
Safeguard Your Mobile App With This Security Checklist
Time spent on mobile apps has increased exponentially in the past few years. The development team must safeguard with the tools and technology available at their disposal. We will review techniques for mobile app security. You may also reference Give Your React Native Apps a Titanium Shield Against Vulnerabilities and OWASP Mobile Top 10 for […]
Sitecore Symposium 2019: HIPAA Compliance in Sitecore
HIPAA law is often a topic of conversation and can be a little confusing. This session offered a quick overview and review of the HIPAA law and how it relates to Sitecore hosting and development. What is HIPAA? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Started in 1996 Establishes national standards to protect an individual’s medical […]
Healthcare CIOs are carefully moving to the cloud
Recently our company has increased our focus on what healthcare organizations are looking for when it comes to cloud computing, in large part due to our acquisition last year of two fantastic Salesforce partners (ClearTask and CoreMatrix). I found this article in Healthcare Informatics to be very interesting. It’s titled “The Many Flavors of the […]
1: A Patient Portal Is Regulated
So this is the first true part of what is a patient portal. I introduced it yesterday but that was only to pave the way for the topics. Remember, my purpose is to define the complexities of a portal and not the features and functions. So on to the subject at hand. A lot has […]
HIMSS 2012 Interview: PHI and Patient Trust [VIDEO]
During HIMSS 2012, we interviewed Janice McCallum (@janicemccallum) about PHI. Janice emphasizes the importance of patient trust in conversations about protected health information.
Will you protect PHI or Leave Patients Naked to the World?
Intimate medical details about your health is no longer stored safely in a dusty locked file cabinet. Thanks to the HITECH Act of 2009, your private health information will end up in data files that hundreds of healthcare workers may have the ability to access. However, in early 2003 the Department of Health and Human […]
Does the U.S. need a Federal Law to Protect PHI and encourage HIEs?
Requirements regarding the electronic transfer of personal health information differs from state to state. Some have suggested that the Federal government needs to establish guidelines for health information exchanges. Health information exchanges (HIEs) are technology solutions that address healthcare issues by aggregating massive amounts of data and allowing multiple entities have access to the data […]