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2014-02-14 23:23:16

The Feb. 26 webinar from Atlantic Information Services will identify the new risks associated with social media and offer policies, procedures and practical solutions to limit an organization’s exposure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 An increasing number of health care organizations and professionals are using social media to reach out to patients and health plan members, or inform the public about services they offer. While Facebook, Twitter and other new e-tools are fast...

2014-02-14 23:02:17

The HIPAA security education package is now available for instant download today for covered entities and business associates seeking to gain a stronger understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The HIPAA security education package is now available for instant download today for covered entities and business associates seeking to gain a stronger understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

2014-02-13 23:29:33

The Digital Dentist Receives HIPAA Security Certification from 4MedTraining Burbank, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Dr. Lorne Lavine, aka The Digital Dentist, has recently completed a course with 4MedTraining to become a Certified HIPAA Security Professional (CHSP). This certification allows Dr. Lavine to guide existing and new clients through the maze of constantly changing and often confusing HIPAA rules and regulations. From Dr. Lavine’s Blog (http:/.thedigitaldentist.com), “HIPAA...

2014-02-12 16:26:12

The Company Doubles Efforts to Respond to HIPAA-HITECH Responsibilities and Offers a Compliant Answering Service HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the increasing importance of the HIPAA and HITECH Acts in the medical industry, Rite Response, a leading answering and call center services provider, recently facilitated HIPAA-HITECH training to most of its employees, including its Customer Service Manager, Supervisors, and all Representatives answering calls for medical...

2014-02-11 23:21:55

OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, will showcase its proprietary online HIPAA Risk Management Tool at HIMSS14, February 23-27, 2014. Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, announced today that the company will exhibit its HIPAA compliant hosting solutions at the 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February...

2014-02-11 04:23:00

Angel investors give initial financing to company that helps game developers comply with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and gives parents control over children's online privacy YORK, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) today announced the closing of its $1 million Series A investment round. The round was funded by angel investors from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. in less than six weeks. AgeCheq was founded in 2013 to...

2014-02-10 08:27:16

EMR Legal announced today that it will conduct a comprehensive workshop April 16-17, 2014, in Dallas to help organizations become HIPAA and HITECH Act compliant and audit ready. OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For HIPAA violations, DHHS has been imposing huge civil money penalties, ranging from $100,000 to $4.3 million, on such organizations as small physician practices, hospices, dermatology practices, major health systems, health plans, and business associates. DHHS...

2014-02-07 23:01:56

The HIPAA security breach training PowerPoint presentation – and other supporting material – is available for instant download today for both Covered Entities (CE) & Business Associates (BA). Such training is now a mandate due to the final Omnibus Ruling of January 2013, which gives HIPAA serious regulatory compliance enforcement provisions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The HIPAA security breach training PowerPoint presentation – and other supporting material – is...

2014-02-06 23:28:51

New HIPAA laws were introduced to improve the privacy and security protection of health information. Flexible Business Systems’ new division, HIPAA Helpers, will help medical practices and their business associates achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance. Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Final Omnibus Rule under the HITECH Act went into effect September 23, 2013. The 563 page document contains the most sweeping changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules since they were...

2014-02-06 23:23:39

Premier Health selects IQMax for HIPAA compliant text messaging. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 IQMax, the leader in intelligent healthcare communications, today announced that Premier Health has selected IQMax for HIPAA compliant secure text messaging. IQCommunicate®, a cloud based solution, is specifically designed for all caregivers to securely communicate and collaborate in real-time for streamlined care coordination among the care team and manages all forms of...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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