Posted on January 13th, 2011 No comments
CIOs told a federal panel Tuesday about the roadblocks they have faced on their way to achieving meaningful use of electronic health records. Among those who testified before the Implementation Workgroup of the federal Health IT Standards Committee were five members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). read more
Road to meaningful use bumpy for some
Posted on December 3rd, 2010 No comments
The Senate, by unanimous consent, on Tuesday approved legislation that its sponsors say would exempt “small businesses,” including physician practices, from the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.
Posted on November 10th, 2010 No comments
Microsoft on Tuesday released three patches to close 11 vulnerabilities, only one of which drew a “critical” rating.
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Quiet Microsoft update fixes 11 flaws with three patches
Posted on October 23rd, 2009 No comments
U.S. Rep. John Adler is optimistic that a potentially burdensome regulation on small business will not advance further
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Federal proposal would help small businesses
Posted on September 22nd, 2009 No comments
Health IT advocates on Capitol Hill Tuesday pledged to keep pushing for IT measures in healthcare reform and other pending legislation, despite the commitment already included in the economic stimulus package. At a briefing, lawmakers said that even with health IT provisions in the stimulus and reform bills, they want to be sure that funding continues to be available.
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Congressman Kennedy: Reform makes uptake of healthcare IT more pressing
There are fresh reports today of scammers hacking into Facebook accounts and using them to ask friends for money.
The technology of theft is now outpacing our ability to keep information secure.
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ID Thieves Now Targeting Social Networking Sites, Medical Records
Starting Tuesday, September 9, new federal contracts of $100,000 or more will come with a requirement that companies sign up for a government-run electronic employment verification system that has generated vociferous criticism from many employers.
Posted on August 19th, 2009 No comments
7-Eleven Inc. said Tuesday that the theft of credit and debit card data at its stores as part of what is believed to be the biggest retail data breach in history occurred during a 12-day period in 2007.
Posted on July 29th, 2009 No comments
Good news for those still confused about whether they’re covered by an anti-fraud rule that requires creditors to implement written Identity Theft Prevention Program: The Federal Trade Commission announced a further three-month delay of enforcement of the so-called Red Flags Rule until Nov.
FTC Delays Red Flags Enforcement Until Nov. 1