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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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Email Security Checklist: Eight Steps for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can embrace email as a core communication tool while still adhering to HIPAA guidelines.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Mimecast

Healthcare Email Management: Balancing Security, Compliance, and Cost
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a number of email management challenges facing healthcare CIOs, including HITECH and HIPAA compliance, budget constraints, cloud-based email and collaboration technologies, and data security.
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Mimecast

The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This eBook defines potential compliance and security gaps; identifies what effect these gaps can have on your organization; and reveals how a positive solution can close these gaps to ensure the security of servers and endpoints, and help to ensure compliance with industry regulations.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Attack Intelligence: The Key to Reducing Risk in Healthcare
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will show how attack intelligence can help you stay in compliance with HIPAA when it comes to risk management.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

Preventive Practices Help Avoid Costly Security Breaches and Data Risks
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a number of recent articles on preventive practices that healthcare providers should take in order to avoid falling victim to security breaches that put highly sensitive patient data at risk.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Insight

Report Helps Healthcare IT Execs Navigate the Cloud
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a recent report from the Institute for Health Technology Transformation that addressed the state of cloud computing within the healthcare industry.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Insight

Healthcare in Motion: Giving Docs and Nurses Mobility
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Explore this paper to learn about "Geisinger in Motion," an initiative to give iPhones and iPads to physicians and nurses for secure, mobile access to patient records anytime and anywhere. Discover the challenges Geisinger Health System confronted, as well as the benefits they have provided.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Insight

IDC: The Impact of Citrix ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare on Mission Benefits
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This buyer case study examines how one organization was able to avoid the complications and on-going maintenance required with an on-premise file server approach by opting to adopt a cloud file sharing solution. Read on to learn how they were able to streamline their core business operations while still ensuring compliance.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Overcome Healthcare Data Protection Challenges, Meet HIPAA Requirements
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive resource, learn about software that will help your organization achieve a HIPAA-compliant security system that includes administrative procedures, physical safeguards, and technical measures to protect patient information while stored, and while transmitted across communications networks.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Continuous Monitoring and Reporting: The New "Reasonable and Appropriate" for Healthcare Compliance
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how healthcare organizations can leverage a solution that automates and simplifies compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tenable Network Security

MU2 Gaps Closing Through Direct Clinical Information Exchange
sponsored by Kodak
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Direct Messaging works, how it can help providers meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, outlines benefits for both providers and patients, and explores how Direct Messaging will be implemented across the healthcare industry.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Kodak

Providers Go Direct to Securely Accelerate Transitions of Care and Referrals
sponsored by Kodak
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how Direct Messaging works; how it can benefit hospitals, physicians, and patients; and how it can help providers meet regulatory requirements.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Kodak

Five Steps to Meaningful Use with Workspace Virtualization
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare IT pros face 3 obstacles when trying to align with meaningful use standards: clinician experience, security and compliance, and legacy infrastructure management. In this expert guide, discover 5 key benefits healthcare organizations will realize when they deploy workspace virtualization.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RES Software

Citrix ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare: 10 Days to Facilitate HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to find out how one particular company utilized a virtual private cloud to support HIPAA compliance regulations.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CloudPassage

Managing the Healthcare Information Stream Effectively
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the looming challenge of managing the healthcare information stream.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

CommVault

Connectivity is the Key to Improving Patient Information Exchange
sponsored by Kodak
WHITE PAPER: Discover how direct messaging can help create a smooth patient information exchange and improve workflow efficiency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Kodak

Promise Healthcare case study
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Promise Healthcare improved security, achieve HIPAA compliance, and gained visibility into and control over network utilization by replacing its outdated firewalls with Dell SonicWALL NSA 6600 firewalls.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell Software

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

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.

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.

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
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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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