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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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All Stars Panel: Healthcare Security Spotlight
sponsored by Optum
VIDEO: This video of four IT professional explores the top security priorities and projects being grappled with in health IT today, and the strategies that you can adopt to keep your information safe from breach.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 22 Jan 2016

Optum

Clinical Analytics Jumps in Importance
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert e-guide to explore the impact of health data analytics on organizations today, and how your peers are leveraging analytics to improve clinical care quality and compliance.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Smooth transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10
sponsored by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
EGUIDE: In this white paper, you will read testimonials from sources in the healthcare industry about how and why the transition to ICD-10 was not the catastrophic event some predicted.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Revolutionizing Remote Secure Access: Adaptive Authentication for Healthcare
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to use adaptive authentication in your organization to solve the access control challenges that will lead to stronger ePHI protection and safer patient care. Read on to access a security service with stronger data protection, rapid deployment, and friendly integration.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SecureAuth

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

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

IBM

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

Could HIPAA Make Criminals Out of People You Know?
sponsored by 8x8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to evaluate telecom providers for storing important data such as faxes, voicemail, and other PHI. View now to learn when to trust an organization as an associate and when to realize red flags are being raised.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

8x8, Inc.

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

CyrusOne

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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 Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

SearchHealthIT.com

Secure Text Messaging Saves Time and Fosters HIPAA Compliance for Hospitals
sponsored by TigerText, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com 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
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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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