Windows XP Won’t Be HIPAA Compliant April 8, 2014

From the EMR & HIPPA Forum:

As was announced by Microsoft a long time ago, support for Windows XP is ending on April 8, 2014. For most of us, we don’t think this is a big deal and are asking, “Do people still use Windows XP?” However, IT support people in healthcare realize the answer to that question is yes, and far too much.

With Microsoft choosing to end its support for Windows XP, I wondered what the HIPAA implications were for those who aren’t able to move off Windows XP before April 8. Is using Windows XP when it’s no longer supported a HIPAA violation? I reached out to Mac McMillan, CEO & Co-Founder of CynergisTek for the answer:

http://www.emrandhipaa.com/emr-and-hipaa/2013/12/12/windows-xp-wont-be-hipaa-compliant-april-8-2014/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Tom Hamilton – KnowBrainer.com http://knowbrainer.com

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