As hospitals and health systems continue to learn about the growing number of security threats and their consequences, the role of the chief information security officer (CISO) has become more significant.
HHS and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) finalized the 42 CFR Part 2 Revised Rule in July, implementing updated regulations governing the confidentiality of patient records for the treatment of substance use disorders (SUD).
Q: We recently took a survey and many of our employees admitted to saving their passwords in a Word® document or a Notes® file on their phone. Is this riskier than having passwords written down on paper and stored in a safe place at work or home? How can we discourage employees from writing down their passwords anywhere?