Privacy & Cybersecurity

  • Privacy & Cybersecurity

    Exploring the ways in which we are protecting the privacy, security, and confidentiality of patient information.



To improve health outcomes, patients and providers need access to individual information to make important, quick decisions about healthcare. The proliferation of new technologies and the shift to electronic health records has been accompanied by cybersecurity challenges and concerns.   

The EHI community continues its work of protecting the privacy of individuals by supporting the efforts of providers and vendors to ensure that patient information is both protected and secure.  

Issue Areas: Cybersecurity; HIPAA regulations; protections for non-HIPAA covered data.