More than a name change: AIDS.gov becomes HIV.gov

06. June 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today officially changed the name of AIDS.gov, the federal government’s leading source for information about HIV, to HIV.gov. The announcement coincides with the 36th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s first report of the initial cases of what would become known as AIDS. The ...

The Rules: Inside HIPAA's cybersecurity rules and standards – Nashville Post (subscription)

05. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Nashville Post (subscription) The Rules: Inside HIPAA’s cybersecurity rules and standardsNashville Post (subscription)Within the HIPAA compliance world, one of the most buzzed-about topics is cybersecurity, says Dan Dodson, president of Franklin-based Fortified Health Security. The HIPAA Security Rule is a set of regulations designed to protect the privacy, integrity … Powered by WPeMatico

Improving Patient Privacy, Workflow with HIPAA Compliant Forms – HealthITSecurity.com

05. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com Improving Patient Privacy, Workflow with HIPAA Compliant FormsHealthITSecurity.comIndiana Health Group (IHG) recently implemented HIPAA compliant forms through Formstack, which lets patients manage forms across multiple touchpoints. It is a cloud-based data capture tool, and is a much more efficient way to collect and store … Powered by WPeMatico

5 common HIPAA & HITECH violations (& how to avoid them) – Colorado Springs Gazette

01. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Colorado Springs Gazette 5 common HIPAA & HITECH violations (& how to avoid them)Colorado Springs GazetteAt first glance, advice to avoid HIPAA and HITECH violations seems obvious: Don’t gossip about patients. Don’t make patient medical records visible to others. Don’t access ePHI on your home computer (without the proper set-up). If avoiding violations … Powered ...

HHS announces over $70 million in grants to address the opioid crisis

01. June 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., today announced the availability of over $70 million over multiple years to help communities and healthcare providers prevent opioid overdose deaths and provide treatment for opioid use disorder, of which $28 million will be dedicated for medication-assisted treatment (MAT). “Putting an end to the opioid crisis ravaging ...

SecureNetMD is hosting a free HIPAA compliance seminar – Technical.ly Brooklyn

31. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Technical.ly Brooklyn SecureNetMD is hosting a free HIPAA compliance seminarTechnical.ly Brooklyn“We’re committed to ensuring all attendees walk away from this seminar with a wealth of action items and takeaways on how HIPAA affects their organization and workforce.” Throughout the evening, attendees will participate in presentations and question …Healthcare privacy compliance seminar offered June 21CapeGazette.com all ...