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2013-10-15 12:32:12

Practices can avoid HHS noncompliance fines through simple compliance solutions SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityMetrics, the leader in data risk mitigation and compliance services, today announced the release of its Guided HIPAA Compliance program designed to enable office managers nationwide to pragmatically achieve compliance through the identification and remediation of vulnerabilities that may endanger patient EPHI (Electronic Protected Health Information)....

2013-10-13 23:01:08

New rules to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will provide "challenges" to the industry, according to an analysis by mobile marketing consulting firm Engaging Results Communications. Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Companies that run mobile (SMS) marketing campaigns will face a new hurdle on Wednesday when the FCC’s update to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act takes effect. The law will now require advertisers to obtain and hold unambiguous written consent from...

2013-10-09 23:19:23

OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, and CompliancePoint, an Atlanta-based information security consulting and services provider announced a partnership to help covered entities and business associates more comprehensively meet HIPAA compliance requirements. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 OnRamp, a leading high security hosting provider with data center facilities in Texas and North Carolina, and CompliancePoint, an...

2013-10-09 16:23:53

Health IT Services Provider Builds Extensive Portfolio of Partnerships CLAREMONT, N.H., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Hampshire-based Red River, a leading information technology (IT) services provider, announced a partnership today between Red River Healthcare and Health Security Solutions, a health IT provider that specializes in the complex administrative and technical infrastructure needs of health care organizations needing to comply with HIPAA, HITECH and other...

2013-10-09 08:28:52

Customer Adoption Grows 242 Percent; RADAR 3.0 Now Available PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lost laptops and internal snafus happen. If they involve personal information of customers, employees or others--as they often do--organizations must act in accordance with Federal regulations and state data breach laws. Now that the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule is in effect, healthcare organizations and their third parties are required to perform a risk assessment for every privacy and...

2013-10-08 23:04:09

Microsoft’s Top Hosting Partner Launches Complete Compliant Email Encryption and Archiving Solution Sherbrooke, QC (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 SherWeb, a leading provider of cloud services and Microsoft’s 2013 World Hosting Partner of the Year, announced today that it has launched a new compliant email product suite that will help companies meet compliance regulations by allowing them to seamlessly safeguard and protect electronic data. The three products, sold separately, include...

2013-10-03 23:27:10

HIPAA covered entities are under the misguided impression that desktop computers in the workplace do not require as much security as laptop computers. While desktop computers represent less data breaches due to a variety of factors – including portability and decreasing deployment in the workplace – they are PHI storage devices and thus require the same level of protection as any other device that stores sensitive medical data. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 AlertBoot, a...

2013-10-03 08:30:43

Company's new products help dental practices align their technology with new HIPAA laws CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/-- Aspida, a provider of compliance security products and services exclusively for dental practices, is pleased to announce the launch of three new products - Aspida Enterprise, Aspida Wall and Aspida Mail. The products meet and exceed the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules and will help to strengthen the privacy and...

2013-10-01 23:03:27

How to Comply With New HIPAA/HITECH Rules, the latest title in Atlantic Information Services’s Management Insight Series, provides privacy, compliance and data security managers in health care with valuable intelligence on these enormous, multi-faceted final rules issued earlier this year by HHS’s Office for Civil Rights, and the ways in which the risks and relationships among HIPAA covered entities, business associates and subcontractors have changed. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October...

2013-09-27 23:24:04

With the new HIPAA Omnibus rule, the question for healthcare organizations is 'who is really responsible for securing the exchange of PHI and for secure texting?' Doc Halo, the real-time secure messaging system, has found repeated examples of their clients' intensive and comprehensive efforts to be 100% HIPAA Compliant with their Patients' Personal Privacy Information. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Doc Halo, the secure healthcare texting system that allows...