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NIST, HHS Sponsor 7th Annual Conference on Healthcare Information Security
Release Date: 07/29/2014

The seventh annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security” conference will be held September 23-24, 2014, in … more

NIST Panel Expands Recommendations for Use of Electronic Health Records in Pediatrics
Release Date: 03/05/2013

To speed development and adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) for pediatrics, a group of experts from industry, academia and government … more

Cybersecurity Center Project to Secure Health Information
Release Date: 02/06/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites organizations to participate in a National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence … more

Healthcare IT Accreditations Announced by NVLAP
Release Date: 07/18/2012

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the accreditation of five laboratories in the HIT LAP. Information … more

NIST Issues Guidance for Pediatric Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a guide to help improve the design of electronic health records for … more

New Cybersecurity Center Kicks Off with Workshop
Release Date: 05/29/2012

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will host a kickoff workshop on Tuesday, June 26, 2012. The workshop’s goal is to … more

A User-Centered Approach to Designing Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 05/07/2012

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) … more

Fifth Annual Health Information Security Conference Runs June 6-7
Release Date: 04/17/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting the fifth annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance … more

NIST Releases Technical Guidance for Evaluating Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 03/20/2012

An important aspect of any product is how easily someone can use it for its intended purpose, also known as usability. Electronic health records … more

NIST Seeks Health Record System Manufacturers to Assist in Usability Testing
Release Date: 02/16/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) seeks manufacturers of electronic health record (EHR) systems to participate in a … more

Healthcare IT LAP Announcement
Release Date: 11/29/2011

The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) announces the release of NIST Handbook 150-31, Healthcare Information Technology … more

New HIPAA Tool Helps Organizations Meet Security Requirements
Release Date: 11/22/2011

A new tool, developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and offered for free, can help public and private … more

NIST Workshop to Advance Usability in Electronic Health Records
Release Date: 05/17/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hosting a workshop on usability of electronic health records (EHR) on June 7, 2011, … more

Conference on Safeguarding Health Information Security, May 10-11
Release Date: 03/15/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is co-hosting a conference to explore the current health information technology security … more

April Workshop To Focus on Preserving Digital Health Records
Release Date: 02/15/2011

Information technology experts, insurers, policy makers and representatives of healthcare organizations will convene on April 5-6, 2011, in … more

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Information Technology Laboratory
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