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2014-07-22 12:30:44

Healthcare Access San Antonio Achieves the Highest Standards of Ensuring Security and Privacy of Health Information AUSTIN, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HIETexas today announced that Healthcare Access San Antonio (HASA), the Health Information Exchange organization for Bexar and 21 surrounding counties in South Central Texas, has achieved full accreditation with the Texas Health Information Exchange Accreditation Program (TX-HIEAP) from the Electronic Healthcare...

2014-07-09 23:10:16

The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient Privacy takes a look at a settlement against a health system that left boxes of patient files on a former doctor’s driveway. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 When doctors retire, someone has to take responsibility for their patient files – both keeping them secure and making them available to other providers when needed for patient care. The July issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Report on Patient...

2014-07-08 23:05:09

New Book by Author Bernard Peter Robichau Highlights Healthcare Information Privacy and Security Strategies Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Author, and healthcare data privacy and security expert Bernard Peter Robichau has issued a challenge to the healthcare establishment in his new book, Healthcare Information Privacy and Security: Regulatory Compliance and Data Security in the Age of Electronic Health Records. As massive amounts of patient data makes its way from paper charts...

2014-06-16 08:32:54

TORONTO, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Properly applied de-identification is an effective tool to protect privacy, but recent criticisms have suggested the opposite. The perpetuation of this myth has the potential to adversely impact health research, innovation and Big Data insights. In order to address the misconceptions surrounding de-identification, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) Senior...

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...

2014-05-29 08:34:46

TRUSTe hosts first Internet of Things Privacy Summit to define the privacy needs of the new interconnected world and scope out the next generation of solutions SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is predicted that there will be 26 billion connected devices by 2020. 6 out of 10 (59%) US internet users know that smart devices such as smart TVs, fitness devices, and in-car navigation systems can collect data about their personal activities. Being told this was the case, users would...

2014-05-15 08:29:04

TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - PEN Canada voiced its concern at revelations that local telecom companies and other service providers disclosed personal information from nearly 800,000 customers in a single year, a practice that would be codified in two bills currently before Parliament. The Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act (Bill C-13), currently being discussed at the Standing Committee for Justice and Human Rights, would provide telecom companies with criminal and civil...

2014-03-19 23:04:38

New tools, methodologies, and frameworks empower the privacy office to comply with confidence. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nymity, a global data privacy compliance research company, is delighted to announce an entire suite of tools and resources designed specifically for the privacy office. Nymity’s new tools, frameworks, and methodologies are designed to support the privacy office in organizations of any size, industry, sector, or jurisdiction. Nymity is excited to release...

2014-03-11 16:27:54

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and Aislelabs discuss design and architecture of MLA systems TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers continues to rise, more and more creative ways of using these devices are being developed. One technology that has recently created a new use of smart mobile devices by utilizing their increased connectivity is Mobile Location Analytics (MLA). At Aislelabs, protecting consumer...

2014-02-11 23:03:52

Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables Medyear to securely transmit clinical records and digitally share health information Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Sqrrl, the company that develops secure database software for Big Data applications, has partnered with Medyear, the world’s first personal health exchange. Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables users of Medyear to securely exchange any type of health information electronically. Medyear is...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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