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2014-03-13 08:34:08

TRUSTe welcomes launch of groundbreaking EU-APEC Referential as an important step towards global inter-operability of data privacy frameworks SAN FRANCISCO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management company and the first approved Accountability Agent for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System, announced today that two additional companies have achieved APEC Certification through TRUSTe. This...

2014-03-11 23:02:48

On Tuesday, March 18 at 12 p.m. EST, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose will explain the revised HIPAA guidelines and offer five key ways to keep medical practices compliant with data security policies. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 It seems not a day goes by without a news item about a medical practice or hospital having to pay millions and notify its numerous patients about public exposure of protected health information (PHI). With changes to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule taking...

2014-03-10 23:03:14

Business Associates and Covered Entities can now download the industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training PPT presentation today from myhipaasecuritytraining.com, one of North America’s leading experts in healthcare regulatory compliance. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Business associates and covered entities can now download the industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training PPT presentation today from myhipaasecuritytraining.com, one of North America’s leading...

2014-03-07 23:01:48

myhipaasecuritytraining.com now offers a comprehensive HIPAA Security Rule Checklist and Readiness Assessment document for immediate download for helping Covered Entities and Business Associates become compliant with today’s demanding HIPAA mandates. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 myhipaasecuritytraining.com now offers a comprehensive HIPAA Security Rule Checklist and Readiness Assessment document for immediate download for helping Covered Entities and Business Associates become...

2014-03-05 12:27:41

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Strategies for Medical Device Manufacturers (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140305/MN76532) **FDAnews Webinar** March 20, 2014 -- 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. EDT www.fdanews.com/HIPAAsecurity Medical Devices Could Be Unwittingly Violating HIPAA Electronically Protected Health Information Standards (ePHI) -- HHS OIG's 2014 Work Plan Announces Research Initiative to Find Out As concerns mount about medical...

2014-03-03 12:26:34

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bay Area Systems begin offering assistance to healthcare providers and organizations to be compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), to ensure all the required physical, network, and process security measures are followed. BayArea Systems (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier Information Technology (IT) consulting provider in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective IT...

2014-02-28 23:02:12

myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) gain a greater understanding of all facets of HIPAA compliance, including the all-important Administrative Safeguards. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers industry leading HIPAA security awareness and training documentation for helping Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates...

2014-02-24 16:25:18

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientCalls Implements Additional HIPAA Compliant Software Solutions to Secure PHI during SMS and Email transmissions. PatientCalls, a trusted HIPAA Compliant Business Associate and leader among medical answering services, recently expanded on its alternative offerings of Secure SMS and Email Solutions to Covered Entities by developing and deploying PatientNOTE, an encrypted and password protected SMS solution for mobile devices,...

2014-02-24 08:27:16

83% of physicians are using smart phones (especially for texting) as a way to communicate with colleagues, patients and hospital staffs. Though quick, texting can increase your liabilities if not done compliantly. DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians fervently discourages texting of electronic protected health information (e-PHI) by healthcare providers, as it is non-secure and non compliant with HIPAA standards. The new HIPAA Omnibus...

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...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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