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Delivering on the Promise of Digitizing Healthcare Information

Are We There Yet? Delivering on the Promise of Digitizing Healthcare Information

October 5, 2020

On May 1, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two Final Rules in the Federal Register targeted at improving interoperability and patient access to health information.

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OCR Enforcement Update

New Multi-Million Dollar Office for Civil Rights’ Settlements Re-Affirm Risk Analysis & Risk Management as HIPAA Enforcement Priorities

October 1, 2020

The enforcement actions, which settled violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules, were related to breaches of electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) affecting millions of individuals.

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Ready for Telehealth? A Readiness Assessment is a Great Check-Up and Planning Tool

Ready for Telehealth? A Readiness Assessment is a Great Check-Up and Planning Tool

September 28, 2020

Telehealth’s increased adoption comes with a number of benefits for both patient and clinician—from better planning and outcomes to reduce costs. But telehealth services also introduce greater risks for organizations.

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Where Telehealth is Going and What It Means for Cybersecurity

Where Telehealth is Going and What It Means for Cybersecurity

September 14, 2020

Telehealth. It’s critical for healthcare across the nation today, but how will it fare once the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic tapers off?

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Understanding the Exceptions to Information Blocking

Understanding the Exceptions to Information Blocking

September 2, 2020

For several decades, it has been the belief of many people within the healthcare industry and federal government that the digitization of healthcare information is the key to improving patient care while simultaneously reducing the cost of that care.

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The State of Privacy Law in California and What It Means for Healthcare

The State of Privacy Law in California and What It Means for Healthcare

August 24, 2020

California is one state that has done quite a bit to go beyond the protections provided under HIPAA, as reflected by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that is now in force in the state.

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How COVID-19 is Changing the Information Security Landscape

How COVID-19 is Changing the Information Security Landscape

August 18, 2020

Steve Cagle, CEO of Clearwater Compliance, shares how healthcare companies can manage risk around the new cybersecurity challenges many are facing.

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Tech Leaders Share Insights on Healthcare Data Privacy and Security

Tech Leaders Share Insights on Healthcare Data Privacy and Security

August 17, 2020

With third-party breaches continuing to rise, healthcare providers have drastically increased their expectations and standards for vendors (classified as “Business Associates” under HIPAA) to safeguard patient data.

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