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HIPAA and the Internet of Things: Addressing Gaps

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Healthcare entities must perform security due diligence when they consider introducing emerging technologies – including “internet of things” devices – into their environments, says attorney Stephen Wu, author of a new book on HIPAA compliance.

“Covered entities and business associates should not be buying technologies just because it’s the latest ‘gee-whiz’ item without thinking about the privacy and security implications,” Wu says in an interview with Information Security Media Group.

“We have an ever-increasing power of computers that are creating a world of disruptive technologies. And one of the challenges is trying to navigate the world of these disruptive technologies – and at the same time, try to comply with regulations that were written in 2003,” he says, referring to the HIPAA Security Rule.

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