Introduction This month's HIPAA Survival Guide Newsletter article uses the metaphor from the Fifth Discipline, a book written by Professor Peter Senge circa 1990, to describe the system approach required if organizations what to change their compliance DNA. Show More Summary
This Post contains access to the new HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan. The HIPAA Implementation Project Plan is organized by Chunks/Sprints to support rapid completion your HIPAA Compliance Initiative ("HCI"). High-Level Tracks include: 1. Show More Summary
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE EXPRESSO® COMPLIANCE EQUATION VIDEO. This short video provides an explanation of how EXPRESSO® uses its Compliance Equation to perform a HIPAA Risk Assessment. In addition, the video describes HIPAA Survival Guide products, education, and tools that you can customize and use in your organization. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Dean Wiech is the Managing Director of Tools4ever, a global provider of access management and governance solutions. Dean has worked with healthcare organizations, educational institutions, municipalities for more thanShow More Summary
Recently, the Digital Business Law Group P.A., Carlos Leyva, Esq., began providing legal assistance to customers of the HIPAA Survival Guide. Compliance with regulations is a non-trivial task and the ability to have legal guidance with regulations is valuable. Show More Summary
NetMotion seems to take a different approach than other mobile security vendors by incorporating full end to end control over the device, the user, and the application.
Host.net, a multinational provider of cloud, managed infrastructure and network services, announces today the launch of its HIPAA-compliant Healthcare IT solution. The new Host.net HIPAA Compliance Package is designed to arm hospitals,...Show More Summary
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Apple is upping security options for its health apps. The tech giant has partnered with the security firm Tresorit to offer developers using Apple's CareKit platform increased privacy options, helping reach HIPAA compliance. Tresorit's...Show More Summary
OK, so why now? The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reports that settlement payments last year were $25.6 million. Subsequently, they are reporting there will be an increase in HIPAA compliance investigations. With resources from...Show More Summary
Dizzion, Inc., a full-service end user computing (EUC) provider, today announced that it has been independently validated by cyber risk management advisors, Coalfire, who found that Dizzion’s control posture is in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Breach Notification Rule. Show More Summary
Concerned Employee: Due to HIPAA and not wanting to be identified I have a question. There is a young elementary child that receives a g-tube feeding twice during the day. Continue Reading ?
Catalyze, Inc., a Madison, Wisconsin-based provider of HIPAA compliant cloud services for secure healthcare data has raised $6.5 million in Series B funding led by Lewis & Clark Ventures, with participation of existing investors, Arthur Ventures, Baird Venture Partners and Chicago Ventures. Show More Summary
HIPAA compliance is a concern that structures all medical practices, but what many don’t realize is that medical schools are also covered by this law. So how do medical schools introduce HIPAA in the classroom and throughout administrative...Show More Summary
For years, organizations have turned to security events and logs, aka machine data, to meet compliance requirements for regulations and mandates such as PCI, HIPAA, FISMA, GLBA, NERC, ISO, COSO, and the EU Data Directive. These compliance...Show More Summary
The 4 Point HIPAA Compliance Checklist Two months back, in February 2016, Lincare, Inc was fined $239,000 for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). But the story of how it got fined is even more … The post HIPAA Compliance Checklist for Software Companies appeared first on - Snyxius.
Editor’s Note: Jon Senger is the CTO of Vertiscale. He writes frequently on the on the topic of HIPAA compliance and the role of MSPs in healthcare security. The leading cause of data breach incidents in healthcare facilities is lost or stolen end-user devices, including laptops and tablets. Such breaches have led to six figure fines for... Read More
by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Snowflake Computing, the cloud data warehousing company, today announced new features, third-party validations including support for HIPAA compliance, and a partner integration that together deliver a new standard in built-in security for cloud data warehousing. Show More Summary
According to a survey by Legal Workspace, only 13 percent of 240 responding law firms actually possess the required technology to process and maintain compliance with HIPAA. "For an industry that is traditionally hyper-concerned with protecting client information, legal is clearly not keeping up with business standards regarding technology and......
Continuing our HIPAA series, we are back with HIPAA compliance: Administrative safeguards. While HIPAA Technical Safeguards deals primarily protecting electronic protected health information, administrative safeguards sets the foundations to implement HIPAA policies. Show More Summary