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DOH Issues Cybersecurity Vulnerability Notification

Active and substantial cybersecurity threat is exploiting a vulnerability in Citrix Gateway Management Devices such as NetScaler, a widely used product.

April 7, 2020

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Exercise Vigilance for Potential Iranian Cyber Threat

As a result of recent events involving the United States and Iran and the threat of retaliation (potentially cyber-based) by Iran, DOH is urging health care providers and local health departments to exercise increased vigilance for potential cyber events.

January 7, 2020

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LeadingAge Launches New Health Information Exchange Resources for LTPAC Providers

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies has released a new Health Information Exchange Selection Tool and related resources for LTPAC.

November 5, 2019

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Reminder: DOH Seeking Information on Nursing Home EMR Adoption and Health Information Exchange

Survey responses are due by Oct. 4, 2019 and will assist LeadingAge NY in its advocacy for funding and policies that support EMR adoption and HIE.

September 27, 2019

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DOH Issues Destructive Malware Alert

The alert pertains to a serious and destructive malware infection known as "Ryuk" and the actions providers can take to protect their networks from this threat.

August 20, 2019

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New Data Breach and Security Requirements Signed into Law

Governor Cuomo signed into law provisions expanding the definition of private information subject to state data breach reporting and creating new data security requirements. HIPAA-covered entities and business associates will have to notify the New York State Attorney General of breaches but need not notify individuals twice.

July 30, 2019

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New HHS Report Offers Practical Cybersecurity Guidelines and Resources for Health Care Providers and Payers

A new report and technical resources released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provide practical and cost-effective cybersecurity guidelines for health care providers and payers.

January 8, 2019

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Deadline Extended for Health Information Exchange Funding

CMS has approved an extension of New York's Data Exchange Incentive Program until Sept. 30, 2020.

September 4, 2018

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Certified EHR Adopters Must Connect to the SHIN-NY or Submit a Waiver by March 9th

Nursing homes, home care agencies, and hospice programs utilizing "certified electronic health record technology under the federal Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)" must connect to their Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) by March 9, 2018 or submit a waiver request to the Department of Health.

February 27, 2018

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Deadline to Connect to the Statewide Health Information Network for New York is March 9th

Providers with certified EHRs are required to connect. A free recorded webinar hosted by the New York eHealth Collaborative is available for providers.

February 13, 2018
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