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TCR’s Center for Advanced Research on Emerging Healthcare Technologies, in collaboration with the New York University College of Nursing, is presenting an invited paper on “Impacts of Legislation on Electronic Health Records Systems and Security Implementation”. The authors are: Dr. Teresa Piliouras, Nadia Sultana, Xin Tian, Dhaval Desai, Avani Patel, Dhara Shah, Yang Su, and Pui Lam (Raymond) Yu.
Abstract- This paper presents an overview of HIPAA and ARRA HITECH legislation and its impacts on the implementation of security in Electronic Health Records systems (EHRs). Best practices for EHR system security to aid in legal compliance are discussed.