How EHNAC Hopes to ‘Raise the Bar’ in Health Data Security

LAS VEGAS –The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) has been accrediting electronic healthcare networks since 1995, and is no stranger to understanding the importance of health data security.

With the increase in cybersecurity threats and the subsequent push for organizations to connect to HIEs and become interoperable, Executive Director Lee Barrett says that it is critical to “raise the bar” on healthcare privacy and security.

That is a key goal through EHNAC’s accreditation programs, Barrett told, and that organizations will be guided through best practices, as well as operational and technical framework reviews. Moreover, EHNAC will work with entities to cover the current resources they have to support the products and services they’re providing.

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