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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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How to guard secure data
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: IT staffers should consider using additional applications to track all relevant devices and applications that could pose a security risk. Learn how to best protect patient data with simple security updates and ensure HIPAA compliance to lessen vulnerabilities.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Optum

BYOD and mHealth: Navigating Security and HIPAA
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: BYOD is almost the new norm for healthcare providers, and it has introduced the challenge of protecting devices and data without restricting employees' mobile capabilities. Find out how you can navigate the complex task of meeting HIPAA regulations while allowing the use of BYOD apps and devices, cloud services, and desktop virtualization.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Optum

Protected Health Information Data Breach Report
sponsored by Verizon
RESEARCH CONTENT: Put PHI security under the microscope to help you identify threats and mitigate risks to your medical records, by accessing this exclusive "Protected Health Information Data Breach" report. Additionally, examine the top three threats that account for 73% of all healthcare data security incidents to protect your customer trust.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Verizon

A Modular Approach to HIPAA B2B Success at AmeriHealth Caritas
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This panel discussion examines the successful implementation of HIPAA B2B at AmeriHealth Caritas, using the IBM Standards Processing Engine for Healthcare Payers for partner onboarding, enveloping, de-enveloping, and code set management services. Also, learn about the IBM Websphere Transformation Extender for validation and transformation services.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2015

IBM

Transformation Extender Advanced: Part 2, Process Walkthrough
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Addressing regulatory complexities related to healthcare, supply chain management, and financial payment and processing is essential to staying in compliance. In part 2 of this 3-part series, continue exploring Transformation Extender Advanced (previously known as Standards Processing Engine).
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 27 May 2014

IBM

HITRUST CSF Certification – Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Coalfire
WHITE PAPER: What do you know about the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Assurance Program? Access this resource now to obtain answers to 20 FAQs about HITRUST CSF – including its relationship with HIPAA – and bolster the security posture of your healthcare organization.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 28 Jun 2016

Coalfire

Jumpstart HITRUST CSF Certification with a Proven Methodology
sponsored by Coalfire
WEBCAST: Has your organization received a letter requiring you to be HITRUST CSF certified or is your organization considering HITRUST validation? This webinar educates you about the HITRUST CSF certification process and provides clarification for any questions you might have.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2015

Coalfire

Managing Healthcare Cybersecurity Risk: HIPAA vs. HITRUST
sponsored by Coalfire
WHITE PAPER: Should you assess your compliance and risk management posture against HIPAA, or HITRUST? Discover the answers to health IT security professionals' frequently asked questions on the two frameworks to help you identify the best approach to developing a solid security risk and management program for your organization.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Coalfire

Four security tips for HIPAA compliance in healthcare cloud storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: Healthcare cloud storage requires more layers of data security and compliance strategies, making some CIOs reluctant to engage the services of third parties. But in this e-guide, find 4 key tips to evaluate cloud storage vendors to ensure patient data protection and HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Pure Storage

FAQ: ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Answer your frequently asked questions regarding ShareFile Cloud, an enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) solution, and see its benefits for healthcare organizations. Access now to witness how your organization can manage patient files and meet HIPAA requirements with an EFSS service.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

How HIPAA Compliance is Impossible without Privileged Management
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Achieving compliance with data security standards requires you to mitigate the risk of privileged access – in healthcare and other industries. Access this white paper now to learn how you can implement proven strategies to achieve regulatory compliance while fighting against other risks.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

One Identity

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

The Major Steps in Creating a Secure Healthcare Network
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide now to learn how to identify, quantify and prioritize risk to create a corrective action plan that can be used to prevent a data breach in your healthcare organization, and keep patient data protected.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Optum

Healthcare Data Security Threats – And How to Prevent Them
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, gain ideas on how you can stay ahead of hackers and secure protected health information, while staying fully compliant with HIPAA requirements.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Optum

How HealthEast Care System Achieved EPCS Success
sponsored by Imprivata
VIDEO: In this short video, hear from key IT and clinical decision makers at HealthEast Care System as they describe how they achieved an efficient way to safely and securely electronically prescribe controlled substances.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 29 Feb 2016

Imprivata

Case Study: How CHWC Improves HCAHPS Scores and Patient Care
sponsored by Imprivata
CASE STUDY: Healthcare organizations are at risk of HIPAA breaches as employees use legacy pagers and personal devices to communicate. This case study examines how one health system replaced their outdated pager system and leveraged BYOD tech to improve patient care and mitigate device risks.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Imprivata

How to Prevent Healthcare Cybersecurity Attacks
sponsored by ServiceNow
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, we chat with the former CIO of Community Health Systems as he discusses how to prevent healthcare cyberattacks and lessons learned during his career. Uncover best practices on maintaining proper healthcare security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

ServiceNow

Why use data loss prevention for healthcare systems
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to detect and prevent email containing PHI from being transmitted to the internet, detect and prevent network transmissions containing PHI from leaving your network and prevent PHI from being copied to a USB device.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

4 Ways Data Loss Prevention Can Help Meet More Stringent HIPAA Enforcement
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Implemented correctly, data loss prevention (DLP) can help your organization maintain HIPAA compliance. This white paper reviews 4 specific HIPAA statutes and how DLP helps your organization comply with each.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

Protecting PHI: Evaluating Methods for Detection
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper now to evaluate methods of detecting regulated data like personal health information, and the benefits and downfalls of each.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

4 Steps to Implementing Data Protection in Healthcare
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to implement data protection in your healthcare organization in 4 steps, keeping patient medical information secure and ensuring you remain in compliance with HIPAA.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

Industry Spotlight: US Healthcare Security Budgets and Priorities
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report helps healthcare security professionals learn from their peers and provides best practices for addressing critical security risks as budgets slowly increase. 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
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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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