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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 Protect Patient Data in the Cloud - Best Practices Recommedations
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you best practices for applying DLP to the cloud.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Digital Guardian

Risk or Reward? UC, IM, and Social Media in the Pharmaceutical Industry
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can overcome the negative compliance and security side effects of deploying new communications and social channels in the pharmaceutical industry. Learn 6 ways to adopt these technologies while mitigating legal and security risks.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Actiance

Compliance Beyond Email: Navigating the Complexities within Healthcare
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can provide doctors and patients diverse communications coupled with strong compliance and data protection. Uncover 5 ways to mitigate legal and security risks in your healthcare organization.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Actiance

Addressing HIPAA Requirements for Electronic Communications
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and learn how you can enable seamless electronic communication in healthcare while meeting stringent compliance requirements, such as HIPAA, with 3 best practices.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

Actiance

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

Healthcare Organization Uses IaaS, DRaaS, and DaaS Platforms for Contractor Desktops
sponsored by Cirrity
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how one healthcare organization used a secure cloud service, with IaaS, DRaaS, and DaaS platforms, to support a virtual desktop environment to enable anytime, anywhere, access to systems for contractors all over the world.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Cirrity

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: This e-guide takes a look inside the current state of healthcare IT security, including next-generation patient data security threats and how organizations are adapting their security strategies to protect against data breaches.
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

Case Study: Protect Against Prescription Fraud with EPCS
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: The case study outlines Cambridge Health Alliance's drivers for implementing electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS), and strategies and technologies for meeting DEA requirements. Gather best practice advice to help your healthcare organization achieve EPCS success.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Imprivata

Protecting Patient Data in the Mobile Era
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EZINE: The rapid adoption of EHRs, coupled with the widespread use of mobile devices among providers, has increased the endpoint security threat – and there are more risks ahead. Access this issue of Pulse to find out how providers are locking down access points to protect against data breaches and HIPAA violations.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

SearchHealthIT.com

All Stars Panel: Healthcare Security Spotlight
sponsored by Optum
VIDEO: Listen in as four senior health IT professionals explore the top security priorities and projects being grappled with in healthcare today, and the strategies that you can adopt to keep your patients' medical information safe from breach.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2016

Optum

BI Implementation Must Meet Needs of Organization, Its Infrastructure
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: Once your business intelligence project has been scoped out, it is time to begin BI implementation. However, issues such as database compatibility and HIPAA requirements can make the implementation process a real challenge. Discover 3 issues you might encounter in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

Optum

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

IBM

Methodist Health System’s Success with e-Prescribing of Controlled Substances
sponsored by Imprivata
WEBCAST: In this brief webcast, explore how Methodist Health System of Omaha, Nebraska, leverages fingerprint biometric authentication to enable EPCS.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2015

Imprivata

Managing Mobile Apps and Devices Under HIPAA and HITECH
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to incorporate a mobile device management (MDM) solution in healthcare. Learn how one MDM strategy allows you to eliminate the healthcare compliance headaches.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

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

Tidelands Health: Dynamically Roaming Sessions, Accessing Critical Data from Any Computer
sponsored by Aventura
CASE STUDY: Clinicians at Tidelands Health were frustrated with their inefficient PC workflows causing delayed log on times and reducing caregiver collaboration. This case study reveals how they implemented a platform integrating both VDI and server-based computing technologies to improve workflows almost immediately, enabling better patient care.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Aventura

Security trends in the healthcare industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you the latest statistics on healthcare-related security breaches and how you can avoid becoming a statistic yourself by falling victim to attack. Learn about the most common cyberattacks against healthcare organizations and how to patch vulnerabilities you may have in your network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

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 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

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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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