New privacy regulations along with the growing use of technology and electronic patient records are driving healthcare organizations to rethink quality of care and how it protects the highly confidential information of its patients.
For example the HITECH act in the USA puts greater focus on protected health records and even updates to HIPAA (another piece of US Healthcare legislation) advance many privacy and security provisions, including increased notification requirements and more stringent penalties for infringements of these legislative acts.
Also in Europe is Data Protection Directive officially Directive 95/46/EC which provides for the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data) is a European Union directive which regulates the processing of personal data within the European Union. It is an important component of EU privacy and human rights law.
Beyond Encryption Technologies Ltd. a leader in encryption and endpoint data protection—provides enterprise-ready solutions that make it simple and cost-effective for healthcare organizations amongst others to reduce risk by enforcing security policies on user endpoints such as desktops, laptops, removable media and smartphones.
We would be more than happy to discuss with you or your colleagues how we could help with your Healthcare Organisations end point data security protection needs.