Electronic Health Records


Medicaid CIO: Security for Many Companies Is ‘Embarassing’

The level of information security in systems run by some companies that
want to be linked electronically with the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services (CMS) is so rudimentary that it is “almost
embarrassing,” said Julie Boughn, CMS’ chief information officer. Read the full article. [Federal Computer Week]

P2P Networks Can Nab Private Medical Info

The personal health and financial information stored in thousands of
North American home computers may be vulnerable to theft through
file-sharing software, according to a research study published online
in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

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