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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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4 Steps to Implementing Data Protection in Healthcare
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about important compliance policies that every healthcare organization must be in compliance with and how to best comply with these regulations using Data Loss Prevention tools.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

Forrester Report - Industry Spotlight: US Healthcare Security Budgets and Priorities
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps healthcare security professionals learn from their peers and provides best practices for addressing critical security risks. Access now to learn how you can better protect private patient information and retain your organization's good reputation.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

Best Practices for Protecting Patient Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Now that many healthcare organizations are using cloud computing to store and share sensitive patient information, they must figure out how to extend data loss prevention (DLP) strategies to include cloud storage. Discover best practices for applying DLP to the cloud.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Digital Guardian

Risk or Reward? UC, IM, and Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can overcome the negative compliance and security side effects of deploying new communications and social channels in the pharmaceutical industry. Learn 6 ways to adopt these technologies while mitigating legal and security risks.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Actiance

Compliance Beyond Email: Navigating the Complexities within Healthcare
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can provide doctors and patients diverse communications coupled with strong compliance and data protection. Uncover 5 ways to mitigate legal and security risks in your healthcare organization.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Actiance

Addressing HIPAA Requirements for Electronic Communications
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and learn how you can enable seamless electronic communication in healthcare while meeting stringent compliance requirements, such as HIPAA, with 3 best practices.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

Actiance

How Healthcare Organizations Both Enable Mobile Users and Stay Compliant
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to stay HIPAA compliant even when mobile devices come into play. Read on to uncover insight for securing your enterprise and BYOD to protect sensitive data, and learn about containerization, application-wrapping, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Avoid becoming the catch of the day: Four steps to combat phishing attacks
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has emerged as the top security threat facing healthcare organizations. Access this white paper now for 4 steps you can take to better prepare for and defend against phishing attacks while maintaining a balance between security and clinical workflow efficiency.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Imprivata

How Hospitals Can Avoid the Biggest Healthcare Communications Mistake
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Today, healthcare organizations suffer from poor communications practices due to outdated pager systems. Can secure messaging save your organization from these pitfalls and blunders? Take a look at this white paper to review the pros and cons of each approach.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Imprivata

Case Study: Protect Against Prescription Fraud with EPCS
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: The case study outlines Cambridge Health Alliance's drivers for implementing electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), and strategies and technologies for meeting DEA requirements. Gather best practice advice to help your healthcare organization achieve EPCS success.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Imprivata

Healthcare Organizations and Data Breach: How to Lower Risk and Reduce Liability
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to find detailed steps on lowering the risks of, and recovering quickly from, a healthcare data breach.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Global Knowledge

Case Study: Infirmary Health System Secures Endpoints
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how Infirmary Health Systems, the largest non-government healthcare team in Alabama, effectively and efficiently address the full range of endpoint and event management requirements to meet HITECH regulations.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

IBM

Managing Mobile Apps and Devices Under HIPAA and HITECH
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to incorporate a mobile device management (MDM) solution in healthcare. Learn how one MDM strategy allows you to eliminate the healthcare compliance headaches.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

The C-Suite Battle Plan for Cyber Security Attacks in Healthcare
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why passwords are the top vulnerability that healthcare hackers exploit . Uncover what techniques and tools your enemies are using and how to defend yourself by improving your key management strategy. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Imprivata

Security trends in the healthcare industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you the latest statistics on healthcare-related security breaches and how you can avoid becoming a statistic yourself by falling victim to attack. Learn about the most common cyberattacks against healthcare organizations and how to patch vulnerabilities you may have in your network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

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

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

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

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

Imprivata Cortext: HIPAA Compliant Texting for Clinicians
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 2 best practices to ensure secure, HIPAA-compliant text messaging for the healthcare industry.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imprivata
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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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