Coordination of cybersecurity across HHS remains elusive

“Coordination of cybersecurity across HHS “remains elusive,” according to a letter to Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and its sister group, the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security, the groups were responding to a request of information from the Finance Committee member on gaps in cybersecurity in health care.”

“The absence of a national health care cybersecurity standard contributes to the frustration and confusion of the industry,” they write. “Guidance and regulations authored by different operating divisions within HHS run counter to one another.” FDA and the Office for Civil Rights should align their guidance and enforcement activities, the letter states. It argues that health care provider organizations…” Read the full newsletter here.

Source: Chime to Warner – By Arthur Allen, March 25, 2019. POLITICO.

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