Surveys say: HIPAA affects health care IT decisions

September 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2008 HIPAA, p4
The article reports on the survey conducted by Imprivata which suggests that the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulations influence health information technology professional's purchasing decision, while a survey by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society shows that 54% of surveyed health information technology professionals perceive HIPAA's privacy and security safeguards as strong enough.


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