Health Information Management

HIE guidance just a framework for successful compliance

HIM-HIPAA Insider, March 31, 2009

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to HIM-HIPAA Insider!

As part of its December 2008 Privacy and Security Toolkit, the Office for Civil Rights discussed how the HIPAA privacy rule facilitates electronic health information exchange (HIE) in a networked environment.

The guidance, found in The Nationwide Privacy and Security Framework for Electronic Exchange of Individually Identifiable Health Information, establishes privacy and security principles for stakeholders engaged in the electronic HIE.

For more information about HIEs or to purchase a copy of this article for $10, visit the HCPro Web site. Subscribers to Health Information Compliance Insider have access to this article in the April issue.

 



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to HIM-HIPAA Insider!

Most Popular