Posts Tagged ‘PricewaterhouseCoopers’

CMS Announces Plans To Actively Audit Hospitals For HIPAA Compliance

Monday, January 21st, 2008

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced last week that they plan to audit 10 – 20 hospitals for HIPAA compliance in the next 9 months according to a Government Health IT article.


CMS Hires A Fox To Guard The HIPAA Henhouse

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

I just read a very interesting article, “CMS’ HIPAA watchdog presents potential conflict” that made me go Hmmm!!
The genesis of the article is that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency that is responsible for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) oversight and compliance enforcement, has contracted PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to perform HIPAA Security Rule compliance audits during 2008.


Information Security Awareness in Europe…The Issues Are the Same Worldwide

Friday, August 24th, 2007

on 8/22/2007 a very interesting and useful report was released by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), “Information security awareness initiatives: Current practice and the measurement of success.”