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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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The HIPAA Primer - What You Should Know About The New Regulations
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
WHITE PAPER: This best practices guide explores ways in which your health care facility can employ the most effective compliance strategies, ensuring not only HIPAA compliance, but secure patient information.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

SearchHealthIT.com

Disaster recovery planning for health care data and HIPAA compliance regulations
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: This E-Guide highlights the importance of disaster recovery to today's health care organizations. Read now to uncover essential steps for implementing a DRP in a health care setting, ensuring HIPAA compliance and the protection of electronic health records.
Posted: 27 Jul 2012 | Published: 27 Jul 2012

Iron Mountain

The HIPAA Primer - What You Should Know About The New Regulations
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This best practices guide explores ways in which your health care facility can employ the most effective compliance strategies, ensuring not only HIPAA compliance, but secure patient information.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

HIPAA Best Practices Checklist
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a checklist for best practices that go beyond HIPAA compliance, ensuring your health care facility remains in good standing with the law and the public.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 08 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Moving from Paper to Electronic Health Records: Optimizing the Transition
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents transformational approaches and strategies for moving clinical documentation processes to EHRs, as well as an overview of types and stages in the journey to electronic records as well as considerations for provider organizations.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Iron Mountain

The HIPAA -compliant approach to EMR transition
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a document conversion service that will simplify the digital conversion of paper files, and ensure your health care organization remains in step with compliance regulations.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

HealthIT Exclusive Sponsor DataCenter eZine: Server Virtualization
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EZINE: This expert e-zine examines four key topics for health care organizations planning to venture into a virtual server implementation – namely security, storage, performance, and hardware considerations. Gain expert advice from industry experts and HIT leaders that have been through the process
Posted: 19 Nov 2012 | Published: 19 Nov 2012

HP & Intel®

Mercy Health System Speeds Access to EpicCare and Increases Clinician Satisfaction
sponsored by Imprivata
WEBCAST: This webcast demonstrates how one hospital was able to benefit from single sign-on technology that helped foster physician satisfaction while meeting HIPAA compliance regulations.
Posted: 05 Jun 2012 | Premiered: Jun 5, 2012

Imprivata

Channel executives see need to bolster hospital IT security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Regardless of the size of the institution, hospitals need a sufficient IT security system in place. This E-guide explores why channel professionals and VARs should not only understand hospital vulnerabilities but also be able to convince customers that risk mitigation is worth the price.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Comparing health care data security compliance to other industries
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the challenges health care companies run into meeting state and federal data security compliance regulations and how health care organizations compare to other industries such as financial services.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

eBook: Trends in Healthcare Data Protection
sponsored by LANDesk Software
EBOOK: This E-Book explores how encryption technologies can help protect health care data, ensuring the avoidance of costly non-compliance penalties.
Posted: 22 Mar 2012 | Published: 22 Mar 2012

LANDesk Software

eGuide: Tips for Thin Provisioning Storage in a Health Care Setting
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
EGUIDE: This E-Guide offers expert insight into how today's health care facilities can use thin provisioning to address the ever-present problem of storage underutilization, eliminating the need for additional storage purchases. Additionally, discover essential tips for implementing thin provisioning in you health care facility.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Deploying desktop virtualization technology in a health care setting
sponsored by Accelera Solutions
EGUIDE: This E-Guide addresses the most important considerations for health care organizations that are planning - or are in the midst of - virtual desktop implementation.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Accelera Solutions

E-Guide: Health care, cloud storage providers and data ownership
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: This E-Guide discusses the HIPAA requirements around patient’s access to his or her records as well as issues surrounding data ownership when health care data is stored in the cloud.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Intel

Meeting HIPAA Disaster Recovery Requirements
sponsored by HP and Intel
EGUIDE: Failure to have a disaster recovery plan (DRP) in place, could result in catastrophe for your health care organization.This E-Guide explores best practices and expert tips for implementing a DRP, ensuring HIPAA compliance and peace of mind.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

HP and Intel

E-Guide: How Virtual Implementation Addresses Healthcare Regulations
sponsored by Pano Logic, Inc
EGUIDE: Access this expert resource to learn how desktop virtualization can help health care organizations to bolster Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance and implement electronic health record (EHR) systems.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

Pano Logic, Inc

E-Guide: Top 5 Storage Strategies for Health Care Organizations
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, you will learn about the different available EHR storage options, as well pros and cons of each, allowing you to better decide which storage system is right for you and your healthcare organization.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

Intel

How to Comply with the HPAA Security Rule
sponsored by Redspin, Inc.
EGUIDE: The HITECH Act has helped to not only increase productivity, but to streamline data exchange. While this increased efficiency, there are also many requirements that must be met in order ensure that these exchanges are HIPAA compliant. In this e-guide, learn how a well implemented security program can secure patient medical records.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Redspin, Inc.

Upgrading Wireless Networks in the Hospital
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: In the next few years, hospitals will be rolling out all kinds of technology to improve patient care. Each of these devices and systems must be able to send and receive information instantly.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

SearchHealthIT.com

Disaster recovery planning for HIPAA compliance
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: The HIPAA Security Rule requires all HIPAA covered entities to create a plan for first protecting and then restoring confidential patient data in the event of a disaster. Unfortunately, HIPAA does not say much about what should go into such a disaster recovery plan. Inside this e-guide, find tips for a compliant disaster recovery plan.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

HP & Intel®

Health care Virtual Data Center Ezine: Server Virtualization Strategies for the Health IT Pro
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
EZINE: As healthcare facilities increase their reliance on EHR systems, the need to virtualize servers becomes readily apparent. These facilities can reap the same benefits that enterprises in other industries enjoy, but there are some precautions that providers should take before they embark on a virtualization project. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Stratus Technologies

Essential Guide to HIPAA Compliance and Data Protection Strategies
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com and SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Effectively addressing the new HIPAA privacy and security rules introduced in the HITECH Act requires an assessment of your organization’s biggest vulnerabilities as well as the deployment of the right technology to reduce the risk of data loss. Inside this expert resource, gain insight on current healthcare security topics.
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Published: 17 Aug 2011

SearchHealthIT.com and SearchSecurity.com

Demonstrating HIPAA Security Rule Compliance
sponsored by Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to learn about the key elements of the HIPAA Security Rule including administrative, technical and, physical safeguards. In addition, explore how new advanced technology, QRadar, can help covered entities ease the burden of these rules and meet compliance.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Q1 Labs, an IBM Company

Protect sensitive data with multiple layers of loss protection
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: An array of threats — from internal and external breaches to lost or stolen equipment, viruses, hackers and more — put hospital networks and patient data at risk. Learn about a comprehensive data security approach that offers improved methods for discovering, monitoring and protecting sensitive information.
Posted: 26 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

CDW Healthcare

IBM Security Services: Achieving HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: This whitepaper discusses how IBM Security Services offer methodologies to help organizations achieve HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM
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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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