Monthly Archives: November 2016

Online Registration System for Indian Hospitals.. No Privacy Policy?

As a part of the Digital India program, the Government of India is encouraging hospitals in India to make use of the “Online Registration System (ORS) framework to link various hospitals across the country for providing some services such as … Continue reading

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Two Incidents Highlight the need for better Security in automation of healthcare

Two incidents reported yesterday in two different hospitals highlight the risk in automation of health care processes and the criticality of information security. In one of the incidents, a virus left three hospitals in disarray and cancellation of all routine … Continue reading

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How should HDPSA and ITA 2008 relate to each other?

The Information Technology Act 2000 which was substantially amended in 2008 (ITA2008) and presently under another revision, was enacted as a “Special Act” that was applicable to “Electronic Documents”. In view of the international obligations, only the IPR regulations like … Continue reading

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