Governor Abbott Names Chair and Appoints 14 to Texas Health Services Authority Board of Directors Board to Provide Guidance on THSA’s Strategic Efforts to Expand Health Information Exchange as Agency Seeks Funding for Health IT Solution to Disaster Response Austin,
March 13, 2019 Texas is looking to deploy the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE) platform, which was developed by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT to provide secure health data exchange during an emergency.
February 11, 2019 The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) hereby extends the HL7v2 procurement opportunity attached hereto. Entities that have already submitted a response need not resubmit, but will be asked to disclose any sentinel events (e.g., mergers, acquisitions, etc.)
Friday, October 5, 2018 In 2011, the Legislature created the framework for a program to be administered by the Authority offering health care entities privacy and security certification for compliance with state and federal medical privacy and security laws. The
June 27, 2018 By: George R. Gooch, JD, LLM, CHPC, CIPP/US While compliance with state and federal health privacy and security law is a good start, it is now increasingly common for healthcare organizations to develop a robust privacy management
May 25, 2018 At the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA), your privacy is of the utmost importance. This is why THSA goes to great lengths not only to safeguard protected health information (PHI), but all information collected through our website.
The tide is turning. Data breaches are in the news just about every day, and consumers are more aware than ever of how organizations utilize their sensitive information in light of recent data privacy scandals. If these issues keep you
The THSA Board of Directors’ next meeting will be held this Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00am CT. For more information, please visit our Events page.
Find out if you are compliant with federal and state privacy and security laws Free Webinar: Risk and Compliance Certification for Texas Medical Entities Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 1:00 PM (CST) Hear from a panel of experts on
TEFCA: An Overview of Industry Comments By now, you’ve likely heard of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) – a voluntary trust framework and legal agreement to expand and enable the interoperable exchange of electronic health information nationally