Webinar highlights findings from breached PHI report.
Press Release Summary:
March 30, 2012 - More than 160 participants tuned in for webinar introducing report titled, The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security. Publication explores reputational, financial, legal, operational, and clinical repercussions of PHI breach on an organization. Report also provides PHIve (PHI Value Estimator) - a 5-step method to estimate overall potential costs of data breach to organization.
Original Press Release
Webinar Highlights Key Findings from The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information
Press release date: March 23, 2012
the evolution of laws, rules, and regulations designed to protect PHI;
the causes and increasing number of data breaches;
the most common threats and vulnerabilities to the security of PHI;
safeguards and controls that organizations can put in place to mitigate the risk of a breach; and
current industry practices and attitudes for protecting PHI, based on a survey. The report was released on March 5, 2012, at a news conference at the National Press Club where White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt spoke, followed by a Congressional briefing which included remarks by Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The webinar was hosted by the publishers and founding partners of the "PHI Project" - a collaboration of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Santa Fe Group/Shared Assessments Program Healthcare Working Group, and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA). In total, the PHI Project brought together a cross-section of more than 100 health care industry leaders from more than 70 organizations, including health care providers, payers and insurers, other health care services organizations, data breach prevention and recovery firms, legal experts on privacy and security, and others, providing a range of perspectives. View the recorded webinar presentation or access the slide deck.