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2014-06-11 23:10:32

Healthcare breaches are inevitable and the HIPAA Omnibus Rule will impose heftier fines due to its new regulations. Therefore, the Cyber Protector Plan is providing tips for those in the healthcare industry. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Those in the healthcare industry are at great risk for data breaches, according to the 2014 Experian Data Breach Industry Forecast. Those working in the healthcare industry must be careful to adhere to the new privacy and data breach regulations in the...

2014-06-11 23:09:52

In apparent defiance of government regulations, many HIPAA covered entities are not offering patients the option of receiving an electronic copy of their medical records, finds the June issue of Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Patient Privacy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 In apparent defiance of final Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) regulations, many Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) covered entities...

2014-06-10 23:15:08

“Hospital on Defense for Cyber-Attacks”* was the title of an article published by the Boston Herald on April 1st. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The article revealed that the Internet connection serving all Boston-area hospitals is attacked about every seven seconds, prompting Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to block about 98 percent of incoming emails, the hospital’s chief information officer, Dr. John Halamka, said. “Most often, people do this in Eastern Europe and China because...

2014-06-10 23:15:00

Agreement launches the first-ever HIPAA-compliant hospital navigation app with smart notification integration. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Enterprise telecommunications software developer Mutare announced today a key partnership agreement with Connexient, developer of hospital-based digital mapping and wayfinding solutions. The agreement sets the stage to integrate Mutare’s secure Vital Link™ notification system with Connexient’s MediNav™ rich indoor mapping platform...

2014-06-10 23:00:47

NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in Atlanta, Georgia. With the passing of the Final Omnibus Ruling in January, 2013, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act now has serious regulatory compliance teeth, those that come with large penalties and costly fines. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services...

2014-06-10 08:30:18

Health IT Expert Andy Nieto to Explain Meaningful Use Stages, Interoperability and MU2 Attestation to Help Healthcare Industry Adopt "Direct" Communications and Qualify for Incentives FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataMotion (www.datamotion.com), a health information service provider (HISP) with more than 15 years of experience in secure data delivery services, today announced participation in a webinar titled "What you need to know about MU2 (Meaningful Use Stage 2) and...

2014-06-10 04:22:23

Flexible Application to Property & Casualty Industry and eBill Mandated Rules CONCORD, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopari Solutions, Inc., a principal supplier of integrated medical transaction EDI services to the Property & Casualty and healthcare industries, will testify this week on the transaction standards for healthcare attachments before the Subcommittee on Standards of the National Committee on Viral and health Statistics (NCVHS), a Congressionally established advisory...

2014-06-09 23:02:08

Experts present strategies for driving sustained transformation while navigating structural healthcare market changes BELLEVUE, WASH (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Edifecs, Inc., a global health information technology solutions company, will host a workshop at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2014. Experts from leading payer organizations will discuss their real-world innovations around payer, provider and member collaboration, connectivity and engagement. Session panelists will...

2014-06-05 23:06:58

WEDI submitted a letter to the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) outlining a high-level ICD-10 transition roadmap. Medicare and Medicaid readiness transparency, expedited testing and expanded education were identified as high-priority needs. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 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, submitted a letter to the Dept....

2014-06-05 23:04:18

NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in Orange County California. Southern California health care organizations can now look to the security experts at NDB for all their HIPAA compliance needs. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 NDB now offers industry leading HIPAA security audits and assessment services for Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) located in Orange County...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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