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Read: Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Is The HITECH Act Working? A Summary of its Effect on Healthcare

Below we summarize the HITECH Act’s success based on the goals of its creators.

Read: 10 Cybersecurity Travel Tips For The Holidays

10 Cybersecurity Travel Tips For The Holidays

Officials with access to sensitive information should keep these ten cybersecurity travel tips in mind to ensure a breach-free holiday season.

Read: Audit: 1 in 4 Nursing Home Abuse Cases Go Unreported to Police

Audit: 1 in 4 Nursing Home Abuse Cases Go Unreported to Police

Nursing home abuse will become a more significant problem as the population ages.

Read: 3 Steps to Meet HIPAA Breach Notification Requirements

3 Steps to Meet HIPAA Breach Notification Requirements

Here’s what hospitals and healthcare entities must do to comply with the HIPAA breach notification rule.

Read: HHS Revises HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool

HHS Revises HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool

The new Breach Reporting Tool is designed to help users navigate hospital data breaches.

Review: Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs, Other Major Providers Violating HIPAA

The review found hundreds of HIPAA violations by prominent healthcare providers.

Mass. Hospital Settles HIPAA Violation

The theft of a laptop at Lahey Hospital disclosed 599 patients’ information.

Ind. Physician Practice Reaches HIPAA Settlement

The Cancer Care Group has made a ‘corrective action plan’ to improve its HIPAA compliance.

N.C. Hospital Cited for Poor Communication, Coordination Between Staff and Security

Rex Hospital in North Carolina was recently given a citation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that threatens to cut its Medicaid reimbursements.

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