HealthcareInfoSecurity.com Week in Review for Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

This week's top news and views: Fraud Law Compliance Training Lacking; Medicaid Breach Affects 280,000; Wireless Security: A HITECH Guide.Here's what you'll find in our review of some of HealthcareInfoSecurity.com's most compelling content from the past week:
  • A new survey confirms that medical students aren't getting enough training on how to comply with Medicare and Medicaid laws aimed at preventing fraud and abuse.
  • Two affiliated insurance plans serving Medicaid patients in Pennsylvania have reported a health information breach involving the loss of an unencrypted portal flash drive with information on 280,000 members.
  • As healthcare organizations make broader use of wireless networks and devices, they must develop an aggressive risk management plan to address security threats, says security expert Rebecca Herold.

Please listen to this roundup and check out all of the week's news and views at HealthcareInfoSecurity.com.




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