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2014-03-31 08:31:00

Growing Adoption of RADAR(TM) Software from ID Experts® Helps Organizations Operationalize Data Incident Assessment and Management PORTLAND, Ore., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a new reality facing healthcare organizations in maintaining the privacy of patient information. The Ponemon Institute's Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, sponsored by ID Experts--announced earlier this month--reveals what's keeping healthcare organizations up at...

2014-03-28 16:24:04

TAMPA, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted document management firm eBridge Inc. has successfully completed a rigorous data management security examination by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has met the strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) process. "Voluntarily achieving HIPAA and SOC 2 compliance status from third-party independent auditors attests to our...

2014-03-25 23:04:41

myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers a comprehensive HIPAA Security Rule checklist for both Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) that’s available for immediate download today. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 myhipaasecuritytraining.com offers a comprehensive HIPAA Security Rule checklist for both Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) that’s available for immediate download today. When organizations speak of becoming HIPAA compliant, it always includes the...

2014-03-24 23:03:08

Covered Entities and Business Associates can now instantly download the HIPAA Security Rule Quiz for ensuring all employees and workforce members have a solid and thorough understanding of critical healthcare and information security issues, threats, and best practices. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Covered Entities and Business Associates can now instantly download the HIPAA Security Rule Quiz for ensuring all employees and workforce members have a solid and thorough understanding...

2014-03-20 23:02:50

Covered Entities and Business Associates can now instantly download the HIPAA Security Rule training PPT that includes dozens of high-quality, in-depth, and easy-to-use and understand slides. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Covered Entities and Business Associates can now instantly download the HIPAA Security Rule training PPT that includes dozens of high-quality, in-depth, and easy-to-use and understand slides. No need to spend thousands of dollars on security rule training for...

2014-03-17 08:29:17

Last year was pretty big in the world of HIPAA privacy and security violations, and the remainder of December was no exception. DURHAM, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nearly 1,000 patients of the five-hospital Riverside Health System in southeast Virginia got a notification stating that they were being informed of a privacy violation that is been going on for the last four years. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140317/MN83524 As stated by Daily Press...

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...


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