Contributed by Diane Harrison
Who Is and Isn’t Required to Protect My Personal Health Information?
Why Should I Be Worried?
What Medical Practices Can Do to Protect My Personal Information
“Today, the HITRUST CSF is the most widely adopted information privacy and security risk management framework among healthcare organizations in the United States. In addition, many organizations outside of the U.S. have also implemented the HITRUST CSF.” Read more.
The first step to regaining control of your health data is understanding how it’s being used, why, and how that affects your security and privacy. While it may be some time before new regulations limit how personal health information is shared and with whom, for now, the best thing consumers can do to protect themselves is to be cautious about how they share their data and to hold healthcare providers accountable to modern data security standards.
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Ken Presutti is a certified ChiRunning instructor, ACE Personal trainer, Spinning instructor, and coach. This blog is a mix of new articles and posts from his original blog, Overkill is Underrated.