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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 Reports
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10 Questions to Ask Your HIPAA-Compliant Messaging Vendor
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 10 questions to ask when selecting a HIPAA-compliant messaging solution in order to ensure best compliance standards and communication services for your hospital or healthcare network.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

EverBridge Inc.

Telemedicine: Connecting to Patients Anywhere, Anytime
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the steps for selecting a telemedicine service that meets your healthcare organization's needs.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

EverBridge Inc.

9 Secure Messaging Trends in Healthcare
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 9 secure messaging trends in healthcare reported in a recent survey of over 150 healthcare professionals.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

EverBridge Inc.

Understanding Data Protection Regulations in the US
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines several important security regulations in the United States and gives advice on successfully meeting all of them.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Varonis

Ignore Compliance, Focus on Security
sponsored by FireHost Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises that focus on security first to address an organization's sensitive data will solve compliance requirements along the way. Instead of following a compliance checklist, learn to tackle the 5 risk assessment methodologies to mitigate threats and ensure confidentiality.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

FireHost Inc.

Arm Your Coders With the Technology to Support ICD-10 Readiness
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EGUIDE: Claudia Tessier, RHIA MEd and industry expert, presents the steps to prepare coders for the ICD-10 migration. Continue reading to learn.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015


How To Approach Mobile Healthcare Security And Data Breaches
sponsored by Absolute Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, industry expert Reda Chouffani presents 7 best practices for protecting mHealth data from breach. Also inside, explore how you can prepare for the aftermath of a breach.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Absolute Software

With ICD-10 Implementation, the Medical Industry Can Escape the Past
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EGUIDE: Explore the debate on whether ICD-10 will be beneficial for healthcare providers and patients or not, and why we should move forward with implementation.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015


FAQ: How Will The Transition To Icd-10 Codes Affect Health IT?
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EGUIDE: As of Oct. 1, 2015, U.S. healthcare providers must use ICD-10 codes when they submit medical claims. This FAQ addresses what the transition means and how providers can prepare.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015


CHIME & SearchHealthIT ICD-10 Survey Brief
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EGUIDE: Learn from industry experts why so many healthcare organizations need to ramp up ICD-10 preparations for the delayed October 1st and gain insights into the advantages and challenges of the new coding system.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


When Data Breaches Don't Have To Be Reported
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: Join Jeff Pelot, CIO at Denver Health, for a QA&A session on data security in healthcare organizations, how to stay on top of regulations, remain compliant, and how to prove that patient data on mobile devices is not at risk.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Premiered: Feb 18, 2015

Absolute Software

Protecting Healthcare Data in a Mobile World
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find essential information you need to build a comprehensive security system for today's healthcare climate.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Absolute Software

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

Enabling Mobile Users and Staying Compliant
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare providers find it difficult enable collaboration and efficient workflows while complying with regulations, because of the sensitive information on staff's mobile devices. Find out how a containerization, application-wrapping, and secure connectivity option can bring healthcare organizations a higher level of control and security.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Pulse E-zine: Vol. 3, No. 2
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EZINE: While the health IT spotlight shifts to the release of stage 3 meaningful use guidelines, many providers are still struggling with stage 2 reporting. In this issue of Pulse, learn what's next for meaningful use, how it has affected EHRs, and how to align an analytics plan with the needs of your organization.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 19 Mar 2015

SearchHealthIT.com

How does your image management approach stack up?
sponsored by GE Healthcare
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 Healthcare

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 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

Achieving HIPAA Compliance and Improving Efficiency at Upson Regional Medical Center
sponsored by RES Software
CASE STUDY: This brief case study reveals the workspace management and automation software that Upson Regional Medical Center (URMC) rolled out to help adhere to HIPAA and FDA compliance regulations through improved efficiency.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

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

Healthcare organization improves security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Promise Healthcare is able to speed access to medical applications with 35 percent faster network performance while achieving HIPAA compliance. Read this paper to learn how next-generation firewalls enable organizations to block even the most sophisticated threats.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc.

The HIPAA Omnibus Effect on Data Security, Business Associates
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: Under the HIPAA omnibus rule, business associates and healthcare providers face increased liability over data security -- requiring changes to health IT operations.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

SearchHealthIT.com

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

Addressing HIPAA privacy compliance on hospital wireless networks
sponsored by Absolute Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover how CIOs can cope with strict HIPAA compliance regulations, and access the 7 trends in mobile device security that helps keep health care data safe and secure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Absolute Software
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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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