The Secretary’s Ventures Fund Announces 2017 Projects

18. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. today announced the selection of five entrepreneurial projects for investment by the Secretary’s Ventures Fund (HHS Ventures). The projects were chosen from across HHS and are part of the latest round of funding and support designed to advance the Department’s innovation agenda. “As we begin the Reimagine ...

Secretary Price Statement on Release of State Innovation Waiver Checklist

17. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement on the release of the State Innovation Waiver Checklist, a tool designed to help states seek waivers from certain Obamacare requirements: “The failure of the individual marketplace under Obamacare is driving insurers out of counties and states at an alarming rate, leaving millions ...

Maintaining HIPAA Privacy through Increased Patient Access – HealthITSecurity.com

15. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com Maintaining HIPAA Privacy through Increased Patient AccessHealthITSecurity.comMay 15, 2017 – The HIPAA Privacy Rule is not something that covered entities or business associates can afford to ignore, even as technology continues to evolve and patients have increased access to their own records. AHIMA raised a key issue though in … Powered by WPeMatico

Wireless Healthcare Services Provider's $2.5m Settlement Demonstrates Why Understanding HIPAA Requirements Is … – The National Law Review

15. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Wireless Healthcare Services Provider’s $2.5m Settlement Demonstrates Why Understanding HIPAA Requirements Is …The National Law ReviewThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a $2.5 million Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement with CardioNet, which is a company that provides remote mobile … and more » Powered ...

Care New England pays $400,000 HIPAA fine for lost PHI in … – Healthcare IT News

15. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare IT News Care New England pays $400,000 HIPAA fine for lost PHI in …Healthcare IT NewsThe case, which also includes Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, stems from lost backup tapes housing protected health information, the Office for Civil …Care New England pays $400000 for lack of current HIPAA agreementModernHealthcare.comHospital Pays $400,000 HIPAA Breach ...

Memorial Hermann to pay $2.4 million in HIPAA settlement – ModernHealthcare.com

10. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare IT News Memorial Hermann to pay $2.4 million in HIPAA settlementModernHealthcare.comThe 16-hospital not-for-profit system violated HIPAA by using a patient’s name in a September 2015 news release about an incident involving an allegedly fraudulent ID card. The patient had provided Memorial Hermann clinic staff with the ID card and was …Texas Health System Will Pay ...

Secretary Price Congratulates Dr. Gottlieb on His Confirmation as FDA Commissioner

10. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement congratulating Dr. Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on his confirmation as FDA Commissioner: “We are excited to partner with Dr. Gottlieb to protect and promote the health of the American people. Dr. Gottlieb brings considerable experience to the FDA. His background will be crucial for ...