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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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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

HIPAA Compliance and Data Security with BYOD
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the push and pull between the productivity gains that BYOD offers modern healthcare organizations and the security and compliance risks that it presents. IT also explains how to devise a mobile security solution that will satisfy both IT departments and employees.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014


Bay Cove Human Services Achieves HIPAA Compliance on Google Apps & BYOD
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper details how Bay Cove Human Services collaborated with BitGlass to achieve HIPAA compliance while still enabling the company to utilize Google Apps as their productivity backbone.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014


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

Ready for Disaster the HIPAA-compliant Way
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to get more details on planning for disaster while meeting HIPAA requirements.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

Peak 10

HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million Dollar Penalties
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the evolution of HIPAA-HITECH regulations over the past few years, and explains what type of information needs to be locked down.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Absolute 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

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

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

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

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

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

Beaufort Memorial Case Study
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights Beaufort Memorial Hospital's success in implementing a secure communications platform that allowed a more efficient, secure, and cost-effective clinician workflow.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

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

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

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
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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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