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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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Empowering Health
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: Access this e-book to learn about 4 key health IT areas that support the evolution of healthcare, as well as how 5 health organizations are modernizing with cloud-first, mobile-first solutions.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

Microsoft

Best Practices for Healthcare Data Breach Prevention
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: As healthcare records grow in value and popularity in underground markets, it's more important than ever to have airtight data protection and breach prevention protocols in place to keep patients' information safe. Whether you're in healthcare or another industry, learn how to keep information secure with data breach protection best practices.
Posted: 16 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Absolute

Six Steps to Effective Healthcare Data Breach Response
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare organizations must take into consideration these 6 steps to an effective data breach response. You'll learn how to not only minimize the damage from an incident, but also avoid reputational ruin through patient notification and timely updates of the situation.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Absolute

The Cost of a Data Breach: Healthcare Settlements Involving Lost or Stolen Devices
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Whether it is from human error or malicious outsiders, a diligent IT department can diminish the risk of lost or stolen data. Learn 7 best practices healthcare organizations can put in place to ensure the safety of patient information on mobile devices.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Absolute

Discover the Cloudification of Healthcare IT
sponsored by Pure Storage
RESOURCE: Is clinical data safe in the cloud? Is the cloud compliant? Access this post to hear what your health IT peers have to say about the cloudification of health IT, and their respective decisions to adopt, or not adopt, cloud platforms.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Overcome Storage Capacity Conundrums of Genomics and Precision Medicine
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: Today's fastest compute environments are prevented from delivering on their promise for genomics as a result of constrained performance of the underlying storage infrastructure. Download this resource to learn how to overcome the capacity constraints of legacy storage and harness the possibility of precision medicine.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Top 3 Cybersecurity Challenges Facing Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
VIDEO: Tune into this webcast as healthcare cybersecurity experts identify three key areas that render your organization most vulnerable —ransomware, phishing, and data leaks—and delve into the most pertinent inhibitors to risk mitigation.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2016

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

Data Analytics Used to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
sponsored by SAS
RESOURCE: Find out how the utilization of predictive analytics contributes to the development of better treatment protocols for the opioid epidemic. Learn how to take action with the comprehensive data management approaches outlined, such as automating data assembly and streamlining report generation.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

SAS

Case Study: Vigilias Expands Telehealth to Rural Communities
sponsored by Ambra
CASE STUDY: This brief case study illustrates how Vigilias, healthcare communications provider, overcame its outdated hardware to reduce the cumbersome number of systems, and also seamlessly provide access to studies across disparate EHRs.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Ambra

Get Smart About Cloud Storage and HIPAA
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: This handbook examines cloud storage and backup technology in relation to HIPAA compliance. Learn how business associates and covered entities are preparing for HIPAA audits, how health systems use the cloud for backup storage purposes and DR efforts, and how moving healthcare data into the cloud has changed other aspects of providers' businesses.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

SearchHealthIT.com

CareWell Streamlines Patient Journey & Reduces Risk with Cloud-Enabled PACS
sponsored by Ambra
CASE STUDY: Discover how CareWell Urgent Care streamlined image management, reduced risk of data exposure, and eliminated barriers to siloed information across the network by cloud-enabling PACS.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Ambra

The New World of Unified Image Management
sponsored by Ambra
EBOOK: In order to truly embrace a collaborative care environment, the future of interoperable medical imaging lies in the cloud. Download this e-book to discover how implementing cloud-based PACS will enhance digital imaging workflows, boost storage capabilities, grow your network, and improve patient care.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Ambra

A Cloud-Based Treatment Guide for Medical Image Silos
sponsored by Ambra
EBOOK: In this guide, you'll discover the negative impact of silos on your healthcare organization, and how you can take action by leveraging the latest cloud technologies to unify, share, and store images, and image-enable your EHRs.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Ambra

The Holistic Patient Health Record: Image Enabling the EHR
sponsored by Ambra
EBOOK: Discover how to provide seamless access to data and images within the EHR with a unified cloud framework. Learn the most important functionalities to look for in a cloud-enabled EHR system that prioritizes quality imaging, including: single sign-on, mobile accessibility, seamless image exchange, and scalable disaster recovery.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Ambra

PACS Infrastructure in the Cloud: Addressing Security, Compliance, and TCO
sponsored by Ambra
EBOOK: Discover how to properly prevent the catastrophic loss of images, and optimize healthcare systems storage capacity, by deploying cloud-based archiving for the PACS infrastructure. Read on to create a highly agile environment for sharing and receiving medical data, and secure all expanding images on-demand.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Ambra

How Virtualization is Transforming Technology Delivery in Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
PODCAST: Tune into this podcast to hear from health IT industry leaders as they discuss how application virtualization is reshaping care delivery and improving IT security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

How Virtualization is Transforming Technology Delivery in Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Today's healthcare organizations are struggling to meet the demands of physicians while maintaining security and privacy for patients. Download this resource as industry leaders demonstrate how application virtualization is reshaping care delivery and improving security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

Healthcare Ransomware Attacks: The Critical Role of Backup and 5 Steps for Response
sponsored by Xerox
EGUIDE: In early 2016 alone, healthcare organizations saw a 300% increase in daily ransomware attacks from 2015. That's why Harun Rashid, CIO of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, has provided 6 pointers for the prevention of a ransomware attack. And in the event that attacks still get through, read through Reda Chouffani's 5 steps for effective response.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Xerox

Get Smart About Cloud Storage and HIPAA
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: HIPAA-compliant cloud storage and backup require healthcare organizations to conduct risk assessments of the potential uses of cloud technology.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

SearchHealthIT.com

Technology, Training Team Up to Defend Endpoint Security
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: Learn how technology can help improve endpoint security in healthcare facilities through expert advice and tips from the field.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

SearchHealthIT.com

How Healthcare Organizations are Tackling IoT Device Management
sponsored by Cisco
EGUIDE: Connected medical devices are becoming more widespread in healthcare, but security and management options are limited for IT teams. This e-guide will teach you how to devise a plan to secure each device from surface attacks and cyberthreats. Plus, see how several vendors are tackling this problem and offering tools to keep patient data safe.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Cisco

Improving Revenue and Population Health: New Strategies for Health IT
sponsored by Medfusion
EGUIDE: Orlando Health found a way to create a more efficient and accurate revenue cycle, while saving money. But how did they do it? Plus, could the gamification of healthcare apps influence a positive change on population health? Access this e-guide to discover the answers to these question and more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2016 | Published: 02 Sep 2016

Medfusion

Safeguard Your Hospital Against Ransomware to Protect Data, Patient Security
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, CIOs Keith Jennings and Andrew Rosenberg, M.D. share tips on what your organization can do right now to prevent a crippling ransomware attack. They explain new technologies, techniques and past experiences to help improve your healthcare organization's security posture.
Posted: 02 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Optum

Healthcare CIOs Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Optum
EGUIDE: As breaches continue in healthcare, it's imperative that CIOs know what best practices and technologies they should be implementing to safeguard their organization. Discover the proven practices that best stave off healthcare cybersecurity vulnerabilities based on advice from four CIOs attending HIMSS 2016.
Posted: 01 Aug 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

Optum

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
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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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