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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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The HIPAA -compliant approach to EMR transition
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a document conversion service that will simplify the digital conversion of paper files, and ensure your health care organization remains in step with compliance regulations.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

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

Protecting and simplifying access to Electronic Health Records
sponsored by DigitalPersona, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Studies show that 85% of healthcare facilities experienced data breaches in the past two years, at an average cost of up to $2 million each. In order to prevent such losses, many hospitals are deploying advanced security systems. In this whitepaper, find a security checklist that provides strategies every healthcare facility should be aware of.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

DigitalPersona, Inc

The Complete Guide to Log and Event Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide you with the information you need to purchase an Event and Log Management soutions. This paper outlines both the upside and downside to using both these services sepearte and together.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Novell, Inc.

7 Ways to Manage Rapid Patient Data Growth
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses seven ways healthcare IT teams can use Dell Compellent Fluid Data storage to drive efficiency, ensure high availability and protection, and readily adapt to constant change.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

Dell Compellent

Healthcare and Compliance - The New Reality
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the three most important mandates for Healthcare today.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Achieving ISO 27001 Compliance using Titus Solutions
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides IT professionals with a high level overview of ISO 27001 and 27002, along with their implications for security of email and digital documents.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

KineticD Security
sponsored by KineticD
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to demonstrate how KineticD meets and exceeds its clients' demands and expectations for the security of its online backup SaaS offering.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

KineticD

Improving Clinician Workflows with One-Touch Desktop Roaming
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: The move from paper-based medical records systems to EMR is rightly viewed as a step toward improved patient care, increased clinician productivity, and lower costs. But striking a balance between access for clinicians and privacy for patients can be a difficult task. This paper presents a one-touch desktop roaming solution that benefits both.
Posted: 24 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

Imprivata

Privilege Made Simple: Privilege Identity Management (PIM) Demystified
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss how your enterprise can empower IT to eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges on desktops and servers using globally proven solutions that increase security and compliance without impacting productivity. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Protecting and Securing Privacy Data and Sensitive Information in Today’s Healthcare Organization
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document takes a look at several aspects of data protection and HIPAA compliance and explains how a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution can help IT professionals discover sensitive data at rest, monitor traffic in real time, and capture events for after-the-fact investigations.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 Mar 2010

McAfee, Inc.

Reduce the Cost to Achieving HIPAA Security Compliance with Lumension® Solutions
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare organizations face a host of HIPAA Security Rule compliance challenges with the move to put patient medical records online. Lumension helps organizations address these compliance challenges by providing the proactive IT risk management and the required audit readiness to meet many aspects of the HIPAA Security Rule.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 19 Oct 2009

Lumension

Achieving HIPAA Compliance with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This paper will illustrate how Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops can help organizations comply with specific HIPAA mandates, while at the same time increasing their overall efficiency and agility.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Protecting Healthcare Organizations from Patient Data Loss
sponsored by Code Green Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Negative publicity from a data breach can have lasting consequences, undermining patient confidence and damaging an organization's reputation. This paper covers potential data breaches within healthcare organizations and strategies for preventing them. Read on to learn more about the steps you can take to protect patients' sensitive information.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

Code Green Networks, Inc.

The Critical Need for Encrypted Email and Secure File Transfer Solutions
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This free email encryption whitepaper from Osterman Research discusses key issues around the encryption of both email and file transfer systems, some of the leading statutes that require sensitive content to be encrypted, and suggestions for moving forward with encryption.
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Proofpoint, Inc.

The New Age of Compliance: Preparing Your Organization for a New Era of Increased Accountability and Enforcement
sponsored by Mimosa Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of regulatory compliance and the impact of non-compliance. It also addresses the current political environment and the shift in the compliance landscape and compliance enforcement for which organizations need to be prepared. Finally, it discusses some best practices that can be applied to streamline..
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Mimosa Systems

Addressing Compliance Initiatives with Center for Internet Security Benchmarks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the background you need to build an effective compliance program by understanding benchmarks, the basic building blocks of compliance initiatives. You'll learn about the benchmarks specified by the Center for Internet Security (CIS), which are often used as a starting point for creating a compliance initiative.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Aligning Business and IT through Connected Requirements: Unifying the Development Process
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how the connected-requirements approach serves as the framework for the use of products and technologies that are designed to allow you to optimize team performance, align the development process with your organization's business goals and meet auditing and regulatory compliance requirements.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

IBM

Email Management in Today's Regulatory Environment
sponsored by Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses use the Exchange email server because of its full feature set and integration with Microsoft Office via the Outlook email client. But Exchange has one glaring drawback - it is very difficult to restore messages, mailboxes, and other data. Ontrack® PowerControls™ for Microsoft® Exchange Server solves the problem..
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Ontrack® PowerControls™ by Kroll Ontrack

Outbound Email and Data Loss Prevention in Today's Enterprise
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper overviews a survey completed by Proofpoint and Forrester Consulting that analyzes the legal, financial, and regulatory risks associated with outbound email in large enterprises.
Posted: 05 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

Proofpoint, Inc.

Laws, regulations and compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the rules, looks at the main threats to security compliance and highlights how a well-defined strategy, backed up by powerful technology, can provide the solution.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Enabling Sustainable Compliance Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see how adopting a sustainable security compliance strategy minimizes risk, while making proper use of people, process and technology. Also learn how you can cost-effectively comply with regulations, while maintaining business flexibility to achieve mission goals.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

IBM

Document Solutions IP Faxing versus Conventional Faxing: A Critical Analysis
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses examples in three industries with the heaviest fax usage - finance, healthcare, and insurance - to demonstrate costs and risks that are shared across all industries.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Premiere Global Services
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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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