Thursday, October 8, 2009

Web-base software scans EHR systems for security risks

I do not like that HITRUST is not an open organization, but anyone trying to make healthcare systems more secure is a good thing.
The Health Information Trust Alliance worked with nCircle to develop the HITRUST Security and Configuration Auditing Service, a Web-based application that screens electronic health record systems for security risks. "Most smaller [health care providers] haven't been doing anything at all to protect their systems, and we're reaching a point where that's just not acceptable," said the CEO of nCircle. Healthcare IT News