Advocate Health to pay largest HIPAA settlement

From the original article:  Modernhealthcare.com Advocate Health Care has agreed to pay $5.55 million to settle multiple data protection violations over the past three years, marking the largest Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act settlement HHS has ever received. HHS’ Office for Civil Rights said the massive settlement was due to the extent and duration of ...

Do medical websites need to be HIPAA compliant?

02. August 2016 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
The simple answer is “yes”. The first thing is to determine what experience you want visitors to have when they visit your website. If your website is just an online “brochure” then no, you don’t need to be HIPAA worried! But, if you want your visitors to send emails, request appointments, fill out forms, upload ...

Add HIPAA Compliancy to your website. You need it!

24. July 2016 EMR, HIPAA 0
  iMARSMED has created a set of tools that can make your website HIPAA compliant. It is actually a very simple process. You do not need to purchase and install enterprise security software, an SSL certificate, firewall, encryption, or the boogeyman to scare off the offenders. Let us show you how. Simply create an account ...

Private Messaging

12. May 2016 EMR, HIPAA 0
iMars Systems offers a simple and easy-to-use messaging system optimized for maximum security and privacy, as mandated for healthcare. Email in general is not secure. There is no reliable way to know that the person receiving the email is the intended recipient. Now you can create an account for free and bring world class HIPAA compliant ...

How HIPAA security guidelines affects your website

12. May 2016 EMR, HIPAA 0
5 Steps to Make your Web Site HIPAA Secure While HIPAA permits patient records to be transmitted over the Internet, doctors and healthcare facilities should insist on a service that offers file encryption, authentication and password protection. Although HIPAA does not require online data storage services to have encryption, it does require that patient information ...

FileSharing for healthcare

23. March 2016 EMR, HIPAA 0
Free web email services like Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, and Hotmail are not secure, and no electronic Protected Health Information should be sent through these systems. Messaging and file sharing by iMarsMed, helps by streamlining your communication, while enabling you to be compliant for healthcare. Now you can create an account for free and bring world class ...