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ALSO CALLED: HIPPA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
DEFINITION: HIPAA is the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. There are two sections to the Act. HIPAA Title I deals with protecting health insurance coverage for people who lose or change jobs. HIPAA Title II includes an administrative simplification section which deals with the standardization of healthcare-related information systems. In the information technology industries,  … 
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Enabling Mobile Users and Staying Compliant: How Healthcare Organizations Manage Both
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to stay HIPAA compliant even when mobile devices come into play. Read on to learn about the government's relationship with healthcare providers, and uncover insight for securing devices to protect sensitive data.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Voltage Success Story: Envision Pharmaceutical Services
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study features Envision Pharmaceutical Services' experience with an easy-to-use, low-cost email platform that ensured secure data sharing and helped maintain HIPAA and PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

Voltage Security, Inc.

Why Investing in Specialty Healthcare Applications Enables Clinical Workflow Improvements
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers 5 FAQs on how specialty applications can add value to healthcare workflows in an age where EMRs can leave potential gaps in clinician delivery, documentation, finances, and compliance.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

GE

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Personal Health Information (PHI)
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features an encrypted email solution that eliminates the need for paper-driven information sharing processes, and ensures secure, compliant transfers.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Voltage Security, Inc.

Avoid HIPAA Compliance Violations Amid the Rise of BYOD
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com offers 5 tips on how to secure a mobility strategy so that HCOs can enjoy the benefits of a more flexible workforce while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Imprivata

Secure Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for healthcare facilities trying to implement mobile devices for improved secure patient data access.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Imprivata

HIPAA Compliance: Sign on to Robust Access Controls
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: View this comprehensive white paper to learn how you can reduce the complexities of HIPAA compliance with single sign-on (SSO) technology.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Imprivata

The Economic and Productivity Impact of IT Security on Healthcare
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon case study highlights the economic and productivity impact of outdates communications technology in healthcare facilities. Read the results to understand the steps needed to balance the benefits of technology with HIPAA regulations.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Imprivata

The CIO’s Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource is a guide to ensuring secure texting policies while maintaining compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, and includes best practices and a vendor comparison checklist to use during product evaluation.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

IBM and Inland Northwest Health Services Maximize Your MEDITECH Investments
sponsored by BridgeHead and INHS
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive resource to discover a solution that helps healthcare organizations reach a balance between IT and business and clinical strategy, and further improve patient care while keeping costs low.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

BridgeHead and INHS

Leverage Security Intelligence to Protect Sensitive Healthcare Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of end-to-end system visibility and security intelligence for healthcare organizations, and how to combat a full range of security threats.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Simplifying Compliance and Data Security for Health Providers
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses how you can simplify data security and compliance for health providers, providing helpful best practices for keeping you sensitive data safe in the age of mobility.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Websense

Simplify implementation of the HITRUST Common Security Framework
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) common security framework (CSF) which harmoniously combines compliance management controls for simplified, cost-effective HCO audit preparation.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Symantec Corporation

Industry Perspectives: The Impact of HIPAA and HITECH
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a set of solutions that address not only compliance concerns, but the overarching risk potential in today's healthcare environments.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Symantec Corporation

Compliance Field Guide: Reducing Costs in an Increasingly Regulated World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper offers 6 compliance and audit best practices to help you address today's complex compliance environment. Click through for a leading integrated solution that manages policies, standards, response assessments, and vulnerabilities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Memorial Hermann Delivers Secure, Reliable Wireless for Mission-Critical Patient Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Memorial Hermann Health System is benefiting after upgrading to a wireless network.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

Aerohive Networks

Wireless LAN Best Practices for Compliant Care
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how wireless LAN (WLAN) has become a critical part of healthcare network infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Aerohive Networks

Healthcare Reference Architecture – Mobile Access Solutions for Point-of-Care Applications
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a set of solutions that enable healthcare providers with reliable, high-performance mobile voice and data access to help improve point-of-care delivery.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Aerohive Networks

HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million Dollar Penalties
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, read about some recent HIPAA breaches that cost the violating parties significant penalties and learn about the measures that can be put in place to help maintain compliance.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2013

Absolute Software

IDC White Paper: Imprivata’s Cortext HIPAA Compliant Texting for Clinicians
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore a HIPAA compliant text messaging application that supports encrypted protected health information (PHI) to enable clinicians with rapid communications means, and explore best practices for implementation.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imprivata

Managing the Explosion of Medical Data
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This timely white paper takes an in-depth look at the enormous growth of health care data and offers ways to overcome the challenges associated with it. Specifically, uncover how you can manage and secure the increasingly large data sets every organization is coping with.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

Selecting the right EHR for the Life of your Practice and Your Patients
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: If we are at or approaching a technological tipping point in the history of healthcare, then it has never been more important for physician practices to select the right electronic health record (EHR) – and there are tangible reasons to believe so. This white paper discusses criteria for selecting the right EHR solution.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Using EHRs to Achieve Meaningful Use
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
WHITE PAPER: As stage 2 implementation dates loom, providers and industry stakeholders are assessing how well they've integrated certified electronic health records, technology standards and meaningful use stage 1 requirements into healthcare delivery.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

SearchHealthIT.com

Demonstrating HIPAA Security Rule Compliance
sponsored by Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to learn about the key elements of the HIPAA Security Rule including administrative, technical and, physical safeguards. In addition, explore how new advanced technology, QRadar, can help covered entities ease the burden of these rules and meet compliance.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Q1 Labs, an IBM Company

Protect sensitive data with multiple layers of loss protection
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: An array of threats — from internal and external breaches to lost or stolen equipment, viruses, hackers and more — put hospital networks and patient data at risk. Learn about a comprehensive data security approach that offers improved methods for discovering, monitoring and protecting sensitive information.
Posted: 26 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

CDW Healthcare
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HIPAA DEFINITION (continued): …  this section is what most people mean when they refer to HIPAA. HIPAA establishes mandatory regulations that require extensive changes to the way that health providers conduct business. FAQ: What is the impact of HIPAA on IT operations? HIPAA seeks to establish standardized mechanisms for electronic data interchange ( EDI ), security, and confidentiality of all healthcare-related data. The Act mandates: standardized formats for all patient health, administrative, and financial data; unique identifiers (ID numbers) for each healthcare entity, including individuals, employers, health plans and … 
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