Cloud Computing
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How the Final Omnibus Rule Affects HIPAA Cloud Computing Providers

onlinetech - January 19, 2013

The long-awaited final modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement and Breach Rules were introduced Thursday. The 563-word document outlines…

Data Mining
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Safeguarding Patient Data in EHRs

onlinetech - November 27, 2012

A recent blog by the HIPAA, HITECH & HIT legal blog of Fox Rothschild revealed a survey administered by the…

Analytics
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What’s Next – Predictive Scores for Healthcare?

paulbarsch - January 17, 2012

In the United States health information privacy is protected by the Health Information Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) act.  However, new gene sequencing technologies…

Best Practices
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How a HIPAA Breach Can Negatively Impact Your Business

onlinetech - December 5, 2011

According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2011 Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, data security breaches cost the U.S.…

Statistics
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Physician Use of EMR/EHR Statistics

onlinetech - November 30, 2011

Despite the federal push for healthcare organizations to adopt effective, meaningful use EMRs/EHRs by 2014 to replace paper records, the…

Analytics
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Nine Components of a HIPAA Risk Analysis

onlinetech - October 11, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services requires organizations to conduct a risk analysis as the first step toward implementing…

Cloud Computing
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Benefits of Private Cloud Computing: Compliant & Cost-Effective

onlinetech - September 15, 2011

When it comes to security and compliance, private cloud computing trumps the public cloud. According to a 2011 study by the…