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Inaugural Clearwater HIPAA-HITECH Risk Management BootCampTM Set to Launch on July 15-16 in Nashville

Inaugural Clearwater HIPAA-HITECH Risk Management BootCampTM Set to Launch on July 15-16 in Nashville Clearwater Compliance Brings New, Interactive Workshop to Music City; Education Focused on Effective Security Risk Analysis and Ongoing Risk Management Nashville, TN -PRWEB July 01, 2014 … Continue reading

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Health Plans are One Step Closer to Clarity on HIPAA Credential Application

Health Plans are One Step Closer to Clarity on HIPAA Credential Application With the June 3 deadline for industry feedback on drafts of the HIPAA Credential forms now behind us, health plans are one step closer to gaining clarity on … Continue reading

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Experts Find Many Healthcare Organizations Still Missing the Mark on HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and Risk Management

Experts Find Many Healthcare Organizations Still Missing the Mark on HIPAA Security Risk Analysis and Risk Management Clearwater Compliance HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon Panel Shines Light on Best Practices and Common Mistakes for Risk Analysis and Risk Management Nashville, TN June … Continue reading

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Putting it to the Test: A Detailed Performance Review of the New HHS Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool

Putting it to the Test: A Detailed Performance Review of the New HHS Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool Recently, we provided an initial reaction to the new Security Risk Assessment (SRA) tool developed by the U.S. Department of Health and … Continue reading

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HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon Panel Addresses Growing Complexity of Privacy and Security Enforcement

HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon Panel Addresses Growing Complexity of Privacy and Security Enforcement    Risk Analysis, Risk Management, Balanced Approaches are Key in 2014 as Growing Number of Federal and State Regulators Step Up to Police Protected Health Information from PRWeb, May … Continue reading

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The SEC Joins Growing Alphabet Soup of Regulators Interested in Policing Data Security

The SEC Joins Growing Alphabet Soup of Regulators Interested in Policing Data Security  And it just got even more crowded in the alphabet soup of data security enforcement. It’s the Securities and Exchange Commission’s turn to be on cybersecurity patrol. … Continue reading

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Court Decision Sets “Binding and Persuasive Precedent” Regarding FTC Authority to Police Data Security Practices

Court Decision Sets “Binding and Persuasive Precedent” Regarding FTC Authority to Police Data Security Practices  The Federal Trade Commission is becoming even more interested in policing and enforcing standards for protecting consumers within the context of health information privacy and … Continue reading

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Third-Party Risk is a Growing HIPAA-HITECH Dilemma for Covered Entities and Their Business Associates

Third-Party Risk is a Growing HIPAA-HITECH Dilemma for Covered Entities and Their Business Associates Majority of Healthcare Organizations Grappling with BA Obligations According to Clearwater Compliance Interactive Blue Ribbon Panel Web Event During Clearwater’s most recent monthly HIPAA-HITECH Blue Ribbon … Continue reading

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Patients now have the right to directly access a copy of their lab test results directly from clinical laboratories due to a recent change in HIPAA regulations.

Regulatory Update: HIPAA Privacy Rule Update Expands Right of Access to Lab Reports

Patients now have the right to directly access a copy of their lab test results directly from clinical laboratories due to a recent change in HIPAA regulations. Continue reading →

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HIPAA Privacy and Security Reminders – Lost USB Memory Drive Leads to $150k HIPAA Settlement for Small Dermatology Practice

This entry is part 24 of 26 in the series HIPAA Privacy-Security Reminders

Lost USB Memory Drive Leads to $150,000 HIPAA Settlement for Small Dermatology Practice What Happened? On October 7th, 2011, Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C. (APDerm), a Concord, Massachusetts-based private practice with six offices in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, notified the … Continue reading

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