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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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Improving Security in Healthcare with Identity and Access Management
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
PODCAST: In this podcast, explore the basics of identity and access management in healthcare from security expert Stephen Gantz, founder and principal architect of Gantz discusses some of the approaches to - and challenges with - identification and authentication in the health care industry. Tune in now to learn more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2015

VASCO Data Security International

Protegrity Big Data Protector for HDP
sponsored by Hortonworks
RESOURCE: Discover how one system can offer coarse grained (volume/file) and fine-grained (field/column) protection so that you can encrypt, tokenize, mask and monitor according to your specific business needs. Read on to learn if this system is right for your big data security needs.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015


Enhanced Access Control for the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This report takes a look at security designed for healthcare, discussing what single sign-on, virtual desktop access and more looks like when it complies with healthcare needs.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015


How to Maintain HIPAA-HITECH Compliance for Office 365
sponsored by Vaultive
WHITE PAPER: Regulations mandating protection for PHI – principally but not only HIPAA/HITECH – can stand in the way of healthcare organizations adopting cloud-based services. In this helpful white paper, you will learn 4 best practices for migrating email to Office 365 and how to minimize the risk of a data breach.
Posted: 21 Sep 2015 | Published: 20 Apr 2015


Redefines Clinical Workflows on Mobile to Improve Patient Care
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This resource follows Adventist Health System as they work to redefine clinical workflows to allow healthcare providers to leverage mobile devices to improve patient care. View now to learn how their 7000 employees are able to securely access email and clinical information on their iOS and Android devices.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

Healthcare Organizations and Data Breach: How to Lower Risk and Reduce Liability
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to find detailed steps on lowering the risks of, and recovering quickly from, a healthcare data breach.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Global Knowledge

Case Study: Infirmary Health System Secures Endpoints
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how Infirmary Health Systems, the largest non-government healthcare team in Alabama, effectively and efficiently address the full range of endpoint and event management requirements to meet HITECH regulations.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015


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


Why Healthcare Providers Seek Out New Ways To Manage and Utilize Big Data
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides suggestions for how to manage healthcare data in ways that comply with HIPAA and HITECH, particularly how to manage big data volumes.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015


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

Email Security Checklist: Eight Steps for Success
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


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


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


The HIPAA Omnibus Effect on Data Security, Business Associates
sponsored by
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

Improving PHI Security Through Better HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
EGUIDE: This white paper catches you up to speed with the latest HIPAA changes impacting security measures and offers practical steps to take to improve your security and compliance strategy.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Pulse E-zine: Vol. 3, No. 2
sponsored by
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

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
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


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.

Lake Health Enhances Patient Experience with HP ArcSight
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: Uncover the SIEM a healthcare provider put in place which helped them take a proactive approach to information security, mitigate anomalies, increase visibility, ensure regulatory compliance, and more!
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Pulse E-zine: Vol. 2, No. 2
sponsored by
EZINE: Access this edition of Pulse e-zine to explore the evolving mobile healthcare trend, and learn how to stay compliant for the dreaded unannounced HIPAA audits.
Posted: 07 May 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

Secure Text Messaging Saves Time and Fosters HIPAA Compliance for Hospitals
sponsored by TigerText, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide from offers 12 expert tips on how to evaluate vendors for a secure, HIPAA-compliant text messaging system.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

TigerText, Inc.

Molina Healthcare Minimizes Risk and Achieves Compliance with Symantec Solutions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn which cost-effective solution Molina Healthcare chose to help them maintain continuous compliance with a variety of regulations.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Focused IT Compliance at Barnabas Health
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Barnabas Health leaders share their experience with an always-on compliance management solution that simplified administrative, policy, and risk management.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2014

Symantec Corporation
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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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