Threat modeling to protect patient information

November 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008 Supplement, Vol. 30, p1
The article discusses the prevention of information thief in health care organizations, to comply with the requirements of the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Jon Ramsey has suggested the use of threat modeling in the health care industry. It is cited that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) focuses on the security of patients' personal information.


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