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Tag archive for : HIPAA
Tag archive for : HIPAA

HIPAA Security Rules for IT: What are they?

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HIPAA is huge. Out of its hundreds of pages, only a small portion apply to IT. How do you find the rules that matter?

The most important section of HIPAA for IT is the Security Rule. Even within this portion there is a ton of irrelevant information. In this post, we cut through the clutter and show you the parts of HIPAA that affect IT most.

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HIPAA Security: Most business associates suffer data breaches

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You’ve heard about the massive data breaches at hospitals and health insurers – but what about their business associates? Are IT providers seeing similar attacks? And are the attacks successful?

In short: yes. Find out more about the growing number of attacks on healthcare business associates. See the top causes of data breaches and the most-targeted types of data.

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Tagged on : healthcare , HIPAA

Health IT Spending: Security is top focus for 2015

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Health IT departments are looking to make big investments in 2015. If you know their plans and concerns, you can beat the competition and offer the services your clients want most.

Find out how health IT departments are planning to spend their technology budgets this year. You’ll see why security is a major priority, and how mobile technology is predicted to continue expanding.

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How to Break into the Dental IT and Integration Market

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Focusing your marketing and sales efforts on a niche can be a great way to accelerate growth at your IT business. Once you land your first client, your second, third, and fourth can be just a referral away.

One Calyptix partner has had great success selling in the market for dental IT and integration. Read on to see his tips and secrets for breaking in.

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HIPAA 2015: Expect more attacks, enforcement, and lawsuits

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The HIPAA regulations have not changed recently, but their impact and application in healthcare change constantly.

Check out our predictions for HIPAA 2015. You’ll see why we think criminal attacks and enforcement will rise, and why everyone might give their business associate agreement a closer look.

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Tagged on : healthcare , HIPAA

HIPAA: How to bend the security rule ‘reasonably’ and ‘appropriately’

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HIPAA has a long list of "requirements" for IT providers -- but did you know that some of the rules are not as concrete as they seem?

See which parts of HIPAA's security rule gives you some flexibility, and see just how far you can bend the rules before the cracks start to show in your compliance and security.

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HIPAA Hazards: Avoid the business associate trap

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IT providers, do you have clients in healthcare? Do you handle their patient data? If yes, then you are almost certainly required to protect that data by HIPAA.

HIPAA calls this data “electronic protected health information,” or ePHI. Essentially, it is electronic information about a patient. It can be anything from a patient’s phone number to a recent diagnosis.

HIPAA requires healthcare organizations to protect this data. It also requires their “business associates” to protect it – and that includes their IT service providers.

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