Tag: IT

HHS, in partnership with industry, releases voluntary cybersecurity practices for the health industry

On Friday, December 28, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients” publication. The four-volume publication aims to provide voluntary cybersecurity practices to healthcare organizations of all types and sizes, ranging from local clinics to large hospital systems. The industry-led effort was in […]

AHCA advocates for adoption of health information technology for long-term care

According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) joined federal agency leaders to advocate for the adoption of health information technology by both long-term care and post-acute care providers to help ensure continuity of care and quality outcomes. […]