Potential HIPAA Security Violations

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Potential HIPAA Security Violations appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen Common HIPAA security violations How to stay HIPAA compliant managing a HIPAA violation

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2019 HIPAA Fines

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Year End Review: 2019 HIPAA Fines The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the enforcement body for HIPAA compliance, announced eleven settlements in 2019. Each of the eleven organizations received HIPAA fines, varying in amounts based on the severity of their … Read more.

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Penalties For Violating HIPAA

Electronic Health Reporter

If your organization handles protected health information (PHI) or electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), you should be well aware of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act known commonly as HIPAA.

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What is Considered a HIPAA Breach in 2019?

Electronic Health Reporter

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a bill passed initially in 1996, consists of a set of rules and regulations that protect the privacy and security of health information and provide individuals with certain rights to their health information. The article What is Considered a HIPAA Breach in 2019? Editorial Atlantic.Net HIPAA breach Marty PuranikThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Manage HIPAA Compliance For Your Business

Electronic Health Reporter

The HIPAA outlines the standard security practices that organizations handling protected health information (PHI) need to adhere to. Whether your business is compliant with the HIPAA or not can have a huge impact on how you handle your business.

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FaceTime HIPAA

Telebehavioral Health Institute

FaceTime HIPAA Privacy Concerns Apple’s FaceTime has recently been revealed to contain a major bug that significantly impacts the privacy of iPhone users everywhere. The post FaceTime HIPAA appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Violations, How to Prevent Them

Electronic Health Reporter

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) applies to all companies in the United States. Healthcare providers, covered entities and their business associates should understand HIPAA and take compliance steps to avoid monetary fines and even prison time.

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HIPAA Compliance and The Cloud

Electronic Health Reporter

The article HIPAA Compliance and The Cloud appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Adrian Johansen cybersecurity HIPAA HIPAA and the cloudThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. Developments in technology have had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of our lives.

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HIPAA Security Rule

Telebehavioral Health Institute

The HIPAA Security Rule Applies to Telehealth Practices Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), telehealth practices are considered covered entities (CEs). As a HIPAA covered entity, the HIPAA Security Rule applies to telehealth practices.

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Privacy beyond HIPAA in voice technology

Mobi Health News

Industry players warn that while voice technology has the ability to reach a larger audience, it must be implemented with privacy as a top priority.

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What Is Your HIPAA Data Backup Plan?

Electronic Health Reporter

The data backup plan was established as a mandatory stage of HIPAA compliance to create, implement and maintain a set of rules and procedures for healthcare organizations to follow when managing the backup and restore requirements of electronic protected health information (ePHI).

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Amazon Alexa Is Now HIPAA Eligible: What’s Next?

Electronic Health Reporter

Amazon announced that a version of their virtual assistant technology, Alexa, is now HIPAA-eligible. This means it’s available for applications that are subject to the data privacy and security requirements of HIPAA. The article Amazon Alexa Is Now HIPAA Eligible: What’s Next?

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HIPAA certification

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Certification? When it comes to HIPAA compliance, many healthcare professionals are searching for a way to certify their efforts. The post HIPAA certification appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Right of Access

Telebehavioral Health Institute

As a HIPAA covered entity, behavioral health practices have an obligation to uphold the standards set forth by the HIPAA Privacy Rule, including the right of access. The post HIPAA Right of Access appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons On Risk and Implementation

Electronic Health Reporter

According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 70 percent of organizations are not HIPAA Compliant. The article HIPAA Audit Provides Lessons On Risk and Implementation appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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HIPAA Compliant Apps

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HHS Guidance on HIPAA Compliant Apps and Sharing PHI With the use of health care apps for both patients and providers becoming more and more prevalent, complying with HIPAA regulation to maintain data privacy and security is key. HIPAA

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HIPAA Violation Consequences

Telebehavioral Health Institute

What are HIPAA Violation Consequences? The post HIPAA Violation Consequences appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Digital Health As A Basic Human Need – the Dentsu Digital Society Index 2019

Health Populi

We need a “new needs model” for the digital age, asserts a new report, Human Needs in a Digital World , the 2019 Digital Society Index report from the Dentsu Aegis network. We are all Homo informaticus these days , multi-channel, multi-platform beings using digital platforms.

HIPAA Asset Management

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Lost Laptop Puts 1,500 Patients at Risk — Pointing to Need for HIPAA Asset Management An employee of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS) lost an unencrypted laptop on public transportation. HIPAA Uncategorized

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HIPAA Cybersecurity

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Cybersecurity Best Practices for Healthcare Organizations The U.S. The post HIPAA Cybersecurity appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Compliant Texting

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Texting? Like many telehealth practitioners in the digital age, you may be asking yourself “Is texting HIPAA compliant?” The post HIPAA Compliant Texting appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices Behavioral health practices are considered covered entities (CEs) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The post HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Don’t Let Shadow IT Jeopardize HIPAA Compliance

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Don’t Let Shadow IT Jeopardize HIPAA Compliance appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Bradley Spannbauer cybersecurity HIPAA j2 Cloud Services shadow ITThis content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Prelude to Health 2.0 2019: Thinking Consumers At the Center of Digital Health Transformation

Health Populi

2019 will feature examples of all of these technologies and services. But will HIPAA protect American patients in this world of AI, Big Data velocity and volume, and persistent social check-ins?

HIPAA Release Forms

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Release Forms for Behavioral Health Professionals Under HIPAA regulation health care professionals across all industries are responsible for obtaining HIPAA release forms from their patients. The post HIPAA Release Forms appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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Alexa’s HIPAA Compliance Shows A Move Toward Engaging People In Their Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

Amazon recently announced the availability of a HIPAA-eligible development environment for Alexa-enabled devices. The article Alexa’s HIPAA Compliance Shows A Move Toward Engaging People In Their Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Alexa HIPAA LifeOmic

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HIPAA Physical Security

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Physical Security Guidance Under HIPAA regulation, security safeguards are an important part of keeping your behavioral health business safe. The post HIPAA Physical Security appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

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HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

On January 10, 2019, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money recommended that Apple buy Epic, a market leader in EHRs. The fact is that HIPAA may not cover all of these data flows.

Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019. SMS texting was not HIPAA compliant and all the market could think about was replacing texting on personal smartphones. Targeting the commercial enterprise market with messaging and orchestration, this startup just went public on April 11, 2019 and a day later is valued at $2.4 Some level of consolidation is likely to continue in 2019 and beyond.

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Florida Provider To Pay $85,000 To Settle HIPAA Right of Access Claim

Healthcare IT Today

For the second time this month, the HHS Office for Civil Rights has fined a provider for failing to make a patient’s medical records available to them promptly and within fee guidelines as required by HIPAA.

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Medical Device HIPAA Compliance

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Medical Device HIPAA Compliance for Behavioral Health Professionals Over the past few years, the behavioral health industry has seen a number of exciting advancements to medical device technology that could prove revolutionary for delivering quality treatment to their patients. HIPAA

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How HIPAA Is Undermining IT and AI’s Potential To Make Healthcare Better

Electronic Health Reporter

Signed into law nearly a quarter century ago, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has not aged well in the information technology world. HIPAA itself is largely misunderstood. The article How HIPAA Is Undermining IT and AI’s Potential To Make Healthcare Better appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Apixio HIPAA John SchneiderThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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What Therapists Need to Know About HIPAA Compliant Communications

TheraNest

Your clients need to feel a certain level of trust to benefit from your services, and a good part of this trust comes from knowing that the information they give you is safe and HIPAA compliant. . What makes a communication HIPAA-compliant?

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How would you like to change HIPAA?

Health Blawg

HIPAA, everyone’s favorite scapegoat for all (OK, most) of the ills of the modern healthcare-industrial complex, is perpetually called out as being in dire need of a rewrite. The HIPAA RFI came next. Comments are due February 12, 2019.) The HIPAA RFI came next.

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Telehealth, HIPAA compliance and innovation tracking

Aging in Place Technology Watch

But the interest and use of telehealth in senior living has been accelerating since April 2019, when Medicare Advantage plans began covering it. OCR lifts HIPAA restrictions – and innovation efforts accelerate. The coronavirus pandemic has prompted instant behavior and tech changes.

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Comment on How would you like to change HIPAA? by Doug Aldeen

Health Blawg

HI David: HIPAA exempts an authorization to discuss “payment, treatment and operations.” ” Revisiting this issue with hospitals and other providers is paramount. Doug Aldeen

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Wearables, voice assistants face HIPAA hurdles but remain promising in clinical trials

Mobi Health News

This morning MassBio hosted a panel on the use cases for the technology in clinical trials and beyond.

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7 Steps For Providers To Comply with HIPAA Regulations

VSee

Special thanks today for our guest post on HIPAA compliance by Alex Mitchell — cybersecurity enthusiast, WordPress guru, and data-safety tools tester with over 10 years experience. Who Must Comply With HIPAA If you’re not familiar with HIPAA it stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Tips & Techniques health information privacy HIPAA business associate hipaa compliance security

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Sentara Hospitals Will Pay $2.2 Million HIPAA Fine

Healthcare IT Today

million to the HHS Office for Civil Rights to settle claims that it violated the HIPAA Breach Notification and Privacy rules. In yet another sign that the agency is taking a tougher enforcement stance, Sentara Hospitals has agreed to pay $2.2

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Amazon Alexa celebrates HIPAA-compliant data transfer with six new healthcare skills

Mobi Health News

Developed by providers, payers and other stakeholders, each of the new voice-based services is designed to conveniently bring health knowledge and management into the home

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