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2014-09-03 23:03:59

Ready or not, hospitals across the country are facing the fact that many of their clinicians are quietly using their personal smartphones to share medical information. It should be no surprise given the superior speed, reliability and convenience of cellular and Wi-Fi communication technology over land-line phone or pagers. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Ready or not, hospitals across the country are facing the fact that many of their clinicians are quietly using their personal smartphones to...

2014-09-03 08:35:15

Results to measure HIPAA security and compliance strategies OREM, Utah, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to understand more about the healthcare industry's recent surge of breaches, SecurityMetrics recently released The Healthcare Security and Compliance Survey to help pinpoint common security weaknesses in healthcare organizations. The survey will touch on many essential patient health data protections, including new requirements from the Health Information Portability and...

2014-09-02 16:25:36

WINDERMERE, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iMedicor (OTC: VMCI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with the Texas Dental Association Perks Program for iMedicor's proprietary iCore Exchange platform. Robert McDermott, President & CEO stated, "We are excited that the Texas Dental Association Perks Program has endorsed our flagship product to their 9,000 member base. We are equally excited that our new platform launched in April of this year is being well received...

2014-09-02 08:28:41

Says safeguarding protected health information has risen to the level of corporate risk management. Urges CEOs to take a more proactive and visible role. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of HIPAA security risk assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT security advisory specifically for senior executives in the healthcare industry. "Today's healthcare CEOs are presiding over the most dynamic period in the...

2014-08-28 23:11:18

OnRamp, a leading HIPAA compliant hosting provider, announces plans to attend the of The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum, taking place September 7-9th in Palm Desert, California. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 OnRamp, a leading HIPAA compliant hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, announced today its sponsorship of The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum, taking place September 7-9th in Palm Desert, California. The...

2014-08-27 23:02:57

As a nationwide provider of telephone answering services, call center solutions, and cloud-based communication systems, Sound Telecom has published a comprehensive article that explores the world of secure messaging and what medical professionals can do to stay compliant with regulations. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Sound Telecom, a leading telecommunications company that offers answering services, call center solutions, and cloud-based business communication systems, has unveiled...

2014-08-26 23:14:59

Combining the creative skills and talents of Medcom and Web Benefits Design creates a total solution for employers in meeting regulatory compliance needs and streamlining employee benefit administration solutions. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Medcom, a leading provider of fringe benefit administrative services for Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), COBRA and Retiree Billing, and Health and Welfare...

2014-08-26 23:09:50

WEDI releases HPID survey for providers, health plans, self-insured plans, vendors and clearinghouses to submit responses to before Sept. 5. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of a survey to gather industry information relative to the potential use of the unique Health Plan Identifier...

2014-08-26 23:01:21

The recent amendments to the Australian Privacy Act offer advanced protection for patients and harsher consequences for breaches of privacy. CarePlus™ is able to improve the protection of patient privacy. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Enhancements have been made to privacy laws within Australia and were introduced in March 2014, with thirteen Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) introduced. These APPs regulate the handling of personal information by organisations;...

2014-08-26 12:29:30

WINDERMERE, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iMedicor (OTC: VMCI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with a large dental group, headquartered in the Midwest. The dental group provides quality, affordable and accessible family dental care with over 100 locations throughout eleven states. Robert McDermott, President and CEO of iMedicor stated, "We are very excited about this agreement as it diversifies and strengthens our customer base nationally. More importantly it...


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