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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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HIPAA White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Quick Guide to HIPAA Contingency Plan Compliance with Recovery-as-a-Service
sponsored by Bluelock
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper that explains how recovery-as-a-service (RaaS) can help ensure vital data and systems persist indefinitely, and can be rapidly recovered and brought back to a production state.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Bluelock

How does your image management approach stack up?
sponsored by GE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines multi-layered neutrality in the healthcare industry, and how it can unify medical images and clinical documents across the enterprise.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GE

Remedies for Compliant Communication and Collaboration in Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare organizations should access this informative white paper to learn about the importance of keeping compliance regulations in mind when utilizing electronic communication, collaboration, and social networking tools.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Actiance

Collaboration and Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is an excellent resource for pharmaceutical companies weighing the benefits and risks of social media. Read on to learn what the pharmaceutical industry's regulatory landscape looks like, and which concerns you should be aware of from a legal perspective.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Actiance

Social Media Risks and Benefits for the Pharmaceutical Industry
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the push and pull that pharmaceutical companies feel between utilizing social networks to improve business results, and meeting the regulatory requirements of agencies like the FDA for the use of these networks.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Actiance

The 2014 Bitglass Healthcare Breach Report
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This informative report takes a close look at reported healthcare data breaches over the past 3 years and discusses what they mean for consumers, healthcare organizations, and the future of digital healthcare records.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

BitGlass

Transforming Healthcare IT with User Environment Management
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, examine the biggest challenges facing today's healthcare industry and find out how user environment management (UEM) is providing healthcare IT with the resources to tackle these challenges while improving patient care and increasing operational efficiencies.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

AppSense

Healthcare, Compliance and the File Transfer Challenge
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 7 key file transfer issues and how they affect your IT operations. Learn how implementing a managed file transfer system can help you achieve compliance and manage risk efficiently.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Ipswitch File Transfer

A Prescription for Privacy
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges surrounding the emerging world of EHR technology, including the requirements that govern the protection of confidential patient data online; the measures that organizations need to take right now to prepare for these upcoming changes to the healthcare industry; and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

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

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

BitGlass

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

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

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

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

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
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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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