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Susquehanna Health Safeguards Patient Health Information with New Privacy Program
Date:8/8/2014

Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014

As one of the nation’s 20 Most Wired medical facilities, Susquehanna Health (SH) takes pride in technological strides while continuously working to protect the integrity of patient privacy. On August 4, SH implemented the FairWarning® Patient Privacy Monitoring Program as a method for detecting unauthorized use or inappropriate access of patient information.

The migration of many healthcare organizations from paper to electronic medical records offers convenience and continuity of care, yet it comes with the cost of due diligence in the protection of patient privacy. Across the nation, healthcare organizations, both large and small, regularly deal with the realities of data breaches, which place patients at greater risk for identity theft.

In March 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services enacted the final Omnibus Rule to increase privacy, security and enforcement measures under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). The Omnibus Rule strengths protections for patient privacy as well as the government’s ability to enforce the law. Organizations were required to comply by September 23, 2013.

“FairWarning is a proactive system that monitors the access of our patients’ personal and health information across Susquehanna Health’s patient data systems,” explained HIPAA/Privacy Officer Tara McKibben. “This monitoring system is programmed to automatically alert designated individuals about suspected inappropriate access of patient information, then prompts the privacy officer to conduct a thorough investigation of the suspecte
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