Chapter 10 Security and Privacy

DOI: 10.4324/9781003206668-10

Bob Eichler

Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.

Clifford Stoll

Security and privacy controls are important for healthcare information technology (IT) systems. When implementing or modifying an electronic medical record, or any system containing; Protected Health Information (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or Payment Card Information (PCI), the project manager must include the information security office and privacy office in the project team. In recent years, healthcare IT systems have been targeted by hackers and criminal organizations. Similar to the banking and credit card industries, ...

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