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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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Protecting and simplifying access to Electronic Health Records
sponsored by DigitalPersona, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Studies show that 85% of healthcare facilities experienced data breaches in the past two years, at an average cost of up to $2 million each. In order to prevent such losses, many hospitals are deploying advanced security systems. In this whitepaper, find a security checklist that provides strategies every healthcare facility should be aware of.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

DigitalPersona, Inc

Getting the PACS archive and EHR systems to talk to each other
sponsored by Ciena
EGUIDE: Complying with the HITECH Act involves the exchange of data -- such as medical images -- across interoperable systems. Unfortunately, opening up proprietary images enterprise-wide to patients and their physicians can be complex. Inside this expert e-guide, learn how to plan ahead for this process with preparation and testing strategies.
Posted: 10 Jun 2011 | Published: 10 Jun 2011

Ciena

The Complete Guide to Log and Event Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide you with the information you need to purchase an Event and Log Management soutions. This paper outlines both the upside and downside to using both these services sepearte and together.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Novell, Inc.

7 Ways to Manage Rapid Patient Data Growth
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses seven ways healthcare IT teams can use Dell Compellent Fluid Data storage to drive efficiency, ensure high availability and protection, and readily adapt to constant change.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

Dell Compellent

Healthcare and Compliance - The New Reality
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the three most important mandates for Healthcare today.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

How Will the Transition to ICD-10 codes affect Health IT?
sponsored by Virtusa Corporation
EGUIDE: As of Oct. 1, 2015, U.S. health care providers must use ICD-10 codes when they submit medical claims. This FAQ e-guide addresses what the transition means, advantages of using ICD-10, as well as best practices on how providers can prepare and succeed in an ICD 10 conversion.
Posted: 31 Mar 2011 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

Virtusa Corporation

Optimize Data Management for Smarter Healthcare E-Book
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This e-book will examine the challenges healthcare organizations face today — and how data management techniques can help them deliver better care now and in the future.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Planning for virtualized disaster recovery in a health care setting
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
EGUIDE: Many enterprises have embraced virtualized disaster recovery because it restores functions with minimal hardware. Health care orgs can do this too, if they keep HIPAA in mind. Check out this e-guide for more information about planning your virtualized disaster recovery in a health care setting.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

BridgeHead Software

E-Guide: FAQ: What is Health Data Archiving?
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
EGUIDE: Read this E-guide to learn more about the regulations involved in storing health data, how a SAN can improve data archiving and how to weigh the pro's and con's to achieve the most efficient data archiving strategy for your organization.
Posted: 12 Jan 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

BridgeHead Software

Information Security Magazine – December 2010: Understanding the Data Accountability and Trust Act
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month’s issue of Information Security magazine takes you deep inside the Data Accountability And Trust Act (DATA), pending legislation that could reshape the national privacy landscape and impact the way enterprises and midmarket companies architect their security operations.
Posted: 09 Dec 2010 | Published: 09 Dec 2010

Information Security Magazine

Achieving ISO 27001 Compliance using Titus Solutions
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides IT professionals with a high level overview of ISO 27001 and 27002, along with their implications for security of email and digital documents.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

E-Guide A Decision Maker’s Guide to Log Management
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
EGUIDE: While often underappreciated by IT professionals, logs are an extremely useful source of data for IT shops. Often undervalued as a strategic weapon, log management tools can play a vital role in securing mission-critical data and assuring accountability. Learn what to consider when it’s time to get a handle on your logs.
Posted: 01 Nov 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

E-Book: Encryption - What, Where and How
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: This e-book, brought to you by SearchHealthIT.com, discusses key issues health care IT pros are facing now, including: HIPAA, the HITECH Act and the new frontier for encryption, network and server encryption, using thin clients to keep data secure, and much more!
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

SearchHealthIT.com

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

KineticD Security
sponsored by KineticD
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to demonstrate how KineticD meets and exceeds its clients' demands and expectations for the security of its online backup SaaS offering.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

KineticD

E-Guide: Information Security Essential Guide to Compliance
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Compliance with government regulations and industry standards shapes the formation of most information security programs. There’s no way around it; your organization must comply. This essential guide will help you sort out and prioritize your compliance responsibilities.
Posted: 06 Jul 2010 | Published: 06 Jul 2010

Information Security Magazine

Improving Clinician Workflows with One-Touch Desktop Roaming
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: The move from paper-based medical records systems to EMR is rightly viewed as a step toward improved patient care, increased clinician productivity, and lower costs. But striking a balance between access for clinicians and privacy for patients can be a difficult task. This paper presents a one-touch desktop roaming solution that benefits both.
Posted: 24 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

Imprivata

IT Decision Checklist: Antimalware
sponsored by ESET
EGUIDE: Companies face complicated buying decisions when it comes to buying host-based antimalware, starting with whether to purchase a protection suite, and what to include in that all-in-one package. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 14 Jun 2010

ESET

E-Book: Optimizing BI and Analytics in Healthcare
sponsored by Tableau Software
EBOOK: BI and analytics tools can provide healthcare organizations with valuable insights for assessing and improving patient care and better controlling costs. This E-Book provides an overview of the BI and analytics issues facing healthcare organizations, as well as advice on how to best utilize the available technologies in healthcare.
Posted: 21 May 2010 | Published: 21 May 2010

Tableau Software

E-Book: New Rules for HIPAA
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com & SearchCompliance.com
EBOOK: Organizations that had to comply with HIPAA were frustrated by the lack of enforcement and specifics. The HITECH Act is changing all of that. Read this e-book to learn how the HIPAA is getting new teeth, new ways the FTC is getting involved, and more.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

SearchSecurity.com & SearchCompliance.com

E-Book: DLP for Health Care - Strategies for Securing Electronic Health Information in the Age of HITECH
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
EBOOK: Data loss prevention (DLP) in health care—which mostly entails preventing patients’ protected health information (PHI) from falling into the wrong hands—requires well-conceived, well-enforced policies and the technology to back them up.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010

SearchHealthIT.com

Privilege Made Simple: Privilege Identity Management (PIM) Demystified
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss how your enterprise can empower IT to eliminate the risk of intentional, accidental and indirect misuse of privileges on desktops and servers using globally proven solutions that increase security and compliance without impacting productivity. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 29 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Protecting and Securing Privacy Data and Sensitive Information in Today’s Healthcare Organization
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document takes a look at several aspects of data protection and HIPAA compliance and explains how a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution can help IT professionals discover sensitive data at rest, monitor traffic in real time, and capture events for after-the-fact investigations.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 Mar 2010

McAfee, Inc.

E-Book: Compliance in the EU, U.S.A.-- Learn What U.S. Companies Need to Know About European Union Compliance and Vice Versa
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
EBOOK: Read this e-book to learn about compliance differences in the U.S.A. and the EU, and differences between global business continuity standards.
Posted: 05 Feb 2010 | Published: 05 Feb 2010

SearchCompliance.com

Buyer’s Guide to Antimalware
sponsored by Panda Security
EGUIDE: Companies face complicated buying decisions when it comes to buying host-based antimalware. Should you purchase a protection suite? What should you include in that all-in-one package? Read this guide for helpful information about purchasing antimalware products.
Posted: 30 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

Panda Security
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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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