Importance of HITECH Compliance

Importance of HITECH Compliance

  HIPAA has been enforced to safeguard the confidential personal health information of medical patients. It has strict guidelines making regular security monitoring and assessment mandatory and recommends encryption as an essential security parameter. With a rising number of security breaches there is a lot at stake for both patients as well as healthcare organizations. The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act came about as an extension of HIPAA extending itself…

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