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HIPAA-HITECH Compliance: Two Free Webinars

June 16, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

We have scheduled two new free webinars on HIPAA HITECH for Smarties. These webinars feature a presentation by Rebecca Herold,CIPP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, FLMI, recently voted the 3rd best privacy advisor in the world, in competition with large law firms and consulting practices...

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Find Out Who Has Accessed Your Health Records

June 07, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

Access reports would include the date and time of access, and the name of the individual or entity accessing an individual’s health information. Additionally, an access report would include a description of the information that was accessed and of the action taken by the user...

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HIPAA: Designated Record Sets - Know What They Are

June 03, 2011 Added by:Rebecca Herold

When trying to understand HIPAA regulations, and how to put them into practice within an organization, I’ve found it is best to break them down into bite-sized chunks, starting from the basics and building from there. Today I want to spend a little time looking at what makes up a DRS...

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HHS: HIPAA Privacy Rule Accounting of Disclosures

June 01, 2011 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Covered entities and business associates would need to account for disclosures of PHI in electronic health records that are part of a designated record set for treatment, payment and health care operations in addition to the existing requirements for accounting for access to PHI...

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HIPAA HITECH Breach by a Small Practice: Actual Experience

May 17, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

A HIPAA HITECH breach caused by an office burglary resulted in a letter from OCR demanding a large amount of information in a very short time frame. Below are actual quotes from the OCR letter that are as scary as an IRS audit letter...

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HIPAA HITECH and Your Business Associates

May 09, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

As part of the webinar series "HIPAA HITECH Compliance for Smarties" we will be presenting a step by step process employing cloud computing to help covered entities set up a program to manage the HIPAA HITECH compliance of their business associates cost effectively and efficiently...

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HIPAA HITECH Compliance: No Substitute for Experience

May 03, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

Whether you are a large enterprise looking to manage hundreds of internal business units, a business associate looking to provide proof of compliance, or a very small sub-contractor, a comprehensive privacy and information security program is needed to meet HIPAA HITECH compliance...

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Physician Learns A Hard PHI Lesson

April 20, 2011 Added by:Rebecca Herold

What is important to point out about this case is that the doctor described the patient’s injuries in such a way that an unauthorized third party would be able to identify the person described, even though the doctor did not include any of the 18 specifically-named PHI items...

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HIPAA-HITECH Compliance Free Webinar Series

April 12, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

We held the first HIPAA-HITECH Compliance webinar on April 6 with gratifying results. A smart, interested group registered, attended, and asked great questions. This has encouraged us to continue the series. Space is limited for these FREE webinars, so reserve your seat now...

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Health Net Incident Impacts 1.9 Million: Lessons Learned

April 07, 2011 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Health Net is clearly stating that IBM is responsible for the breach. Guess what? When you outsource business activities to a third party, you do not outsource your responsibility. What was Health Net doing to ensure, on an ongoing basis, that IBM had appropriate safeguards in place?

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Disruptive Innovation in HIPAA HITECH Compliance

April 01, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

Healthcare needs disruptive innovation. HIPAA HITECH provides an opportunity to profoundly change information security and privacy by bringing millions of new participants into the picture. HHS estimates that 1-2 million business associates need to become HIPAA HITECH compliant...

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Webinar: HIPAA - HITECH Compliance for Smarties

March 28, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

Free Webinar: The key to successful compliance is having a clear step by step process, templated policies, procedures and forms, and having a personal privacy and security expert assigned to help you through the process. Delivering all this through cloud computing makes it cost effective...

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HIPAA - HITECH Compliance: Avoid the Wall of Shame

March 24, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

Free Webinar on HIPAA and HITECH Compliance: Join us to find out how easy it can be to take your practice from zero to compliant with our easy-to-use online system that combines all the pre-drafted policies, procedures and forms you need plus assistance from a HIPAA compliance expert..

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Webinar: Can Cloud Computing Enhance HIPAA Compliance?

March 20, 2011 Added by:Jack Anderson

Free Webinar: Rebecca Herold, recently voted the #3 Best Privacy Advisor in the world, and Jack Anderson, CEO of Compliance Helper, will discuss a new use of cloud computing, or Software as a Service (SaaS) to enhance compliance and improve security and privacy...

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Health Net Data Breach Involves 1.9 Million Records

March 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The DMHC has opened an investigation into the the security practices of Health Net after the company reported that they can not locate nine network server drives from the Rancho Cordova data center that contain as many as 1.9 million current and former customer records...

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Automating Compliance Activities Can Improve Security

March 09, 2011 Added by:Rebecca Herold

A compliance automation tool may improve the security posture of one organization greatly, and could have a negative impact on a different organization. It depends upon what activities the compliance tool is trying to automate, and on those who are utilizing the automation tool...

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