Impacts of legislation on electronic health records systems and security implementation

Teresa Piliouras, Xin Tian, Dhaval Desai, Avani Patel, Dhara Shah, Yang Su, Pui Lam Yu, Nadia Sultana

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of HIPAA and ARRA HITECH legislation and its impacts on the implementation of security in Electronic Health Records systems (EHRs). Best practices for EHR system security to aid in legal compliance are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, LISAT 2012
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
Event2012 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, LISAT 2012 - Farrmingdale, NY, United States
Duration: May 4 2012May 4 2012

Publication series

Name2012 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, LISAT 2012

Other

Other2012 IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, LISAT 2012
CountryUnited States
CityFarrmingdale, NY
Period5/4/125/4/12

Keywords

  • ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)
  • Health Insurance and Portability Act (HIPAA)
  • compliance
  • confidentiality
  • electronic health records systems
  • legislation
  • privacy
  • safety
  • security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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