Phishing Attack Results in $400000 HIPAA Breach Fine – MSPmentor

14. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
MSPmentor Phishing Attack Results in $400000 HIPAA Breach FineMSPmentorarea network of public health clinics paid a $400,000 HIPAA breach penalty after a phishing attack let a hacker gain access to employee email accounts and obtain electronic protected health information (ePHI) of 3,200 patients, federal authorities said …Denver-Based FQHC Will Pay $400000 HIPAA SettlementHealthcare Informatics all ...

AHIMA: Is HIPAA outdated? – Becker's Hospital Review

14. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
MedCity News AHIMA: Is HIPAA outdated?Becker’s Hospital ReviewHIPAA is frequently misunderstood by both patients and providers, according to Ms. Butler. Although it is often considered a healthcare privacy law, HIPAA — or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 — was created to help …Is HIPAA…passé? AHIMA digs deeperMedCity NewsIs HIPAA outdated? AHIMA ...

State issues mumps outbreak alert; locals already responding – WFAA

13. April 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
WFAA State issues mumps outbreak alert; locals already respondingWFAADALLAS – Advising people to take extra precautions and respond quickly when cases are diagnosed, the Texas Department of State Health Services issued a warning about multiple outbreaks of mumps in the state this week. It’s the same steps that students, …Mumps outbreak in Texas reaches 23-year highABC ...

Teen denied lung transplant after smoking marijuana, family says – CBS News

13. April 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CBS News Teen denied lung transplant after smoking marijuana, family saysCBS NewsA Utah teen was denied a life-saving transplant after he tested positive for marijuana, his family says. Nineteen-year-old Riley Hancey was hospitalized just after Thanksgiving after coming down with a severe form of pneumonia that caused his lung to …Teen denied double-lung transplant after smoking ...

Mom shares her son's heartbreaking last days – CNN

13. April 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CNN Mom shares her son’s heartbreaking last daysCNN(CNN) It’s been two months since Ruth Scully lived every parent’s nightmare. Now, she is sharing her story on Facebook in hopes that it can bring change. On February 4, 2017, Scully’s son Nolan lost his battle with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of …Mom pens tearful tribute to ...

Graphcom Inc. completes SOC 2 Type 1 and HIPAA assessments; Designations provide assurance of IT and data … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

13. April 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Graphcom Inc. completes SOC 2 Type 1 and HIPAA assessments; Designations provide assurance of IT and data …GlobeNewswire (press release)GETTYSBURG, Pa., April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Graphcom Inc., a full-service communications, branding, marketing and healthcare analytics firm, announces completion of a third party audit attesting to its achievement of the data security … and more » ...

Overlooking risks leads to breach, $400,000 settlement

13. April 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement based on the lack of a security management process to safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI). Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN), a federally-qualified health center (FQHC), has agreed to ...