Both a HIPAA Compliance Assessment and HIPAA security Assessment are intended to help organizations develop a concise and comprehensive solution for ensuring HIPAA requirements. But sometimes, they make you want to say “Talk to the Hand.”[Read more…] about Talk to the Hand: HIPAA Compliance assessments vs. HIPAA Security Assessments
A HIPAA Compliance Assessment is intended to provide you a concise and comprehensive report for ensuring you meet HIPAA requirements,security is up-to-date, and should provide a baseline product for measuring the successes and weaknesses of ongoing policies and procedures. Unfortunately many healthcare providers don’t know what to “Look for” in their HIPAA Compliance provider.[Read more…] about HIPAA Compliance Assessment – What you should know before you buy
There are two aspects of HIPAA that an organization needs to be aware of to maintain or achive compliance. The first rule covers patient privacy and the second is about securing patient data.[Read more…] about Why you need a HIPAA Assessment
In health care, the meaningful use and proper maintenance of health records is a top priority. Heathcare IT provides health care professionals with a secure and effective way to maintain adequate patient care, by the use of electronic health records.
With the meaningful use of patient electronic records:[Read more…] about Meaningful Use Health IT (HIT)
It’s no secret that more and more commerce is being conducted via web applications. Web-based applications are convenient for patients and allow healthcare providers to get applications online quickly to reach their audience. This trend has also created a variety of privacy and IT security concerns that affect all medical organizations transacting business over the web.
Join us for an informative webinar to learn why web applications are under attack, what hackers are doing to compromise web applications and how to mitigate this risk. Being compromised can damage a healthcare provider’s reputation and result in a loss of proprietary information and/or the installation and propagation of malware. Learn how you can safeguard your network from harmful online activity with the Barracuda Web Application Firewall.[Read more…] about Safeguard your healthcare IT network – Dec. 6th Webinar
The government wants the healthcare industry to adopt electronic health records and businesses have been given a 2014 deadline. For those who are unable to comply by the deadline, certain penalties will be implemented. In order to successfully complete such a massive undertaking, an EHR implementation timeline should be created to help track progress. The following is one such example, based on a 12-month timeline, though yours may differ.[Read more…] about EHR Implementation Timeline