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HIPAA

Read: UMass Amherst to Pay $650K HIPAA Fine

UMass Amherst to Pay $650K HIPAA Fine

The settlement, which covers cyber security issues experienced by the school, also includes a corrective action plan.

Read: Man with Weapon Impersonates Hospital Employee

Man with Weapon Impersonates Hospital Employee

The suspect was allegedly attempting to steal patient information.

Read: Survey: 8 in 10 Hospitals Concerned About Mobile Cyberattacks

Survey: 8 in 10 Hospitals Concerned About Mobile Cyberattacks

Mobile devices are being used more frequently by clinical staff members for communication.

Cyberattack on Ariz. Healthcare System May Affect Data of 3.7 Million

The information stolen may have included names, birth dates, social security numbers and more.

Read: Effective Joint Commission and CMS Compliance Approaches

Effective Joint Commission and CMS Compliance Approaches

IAHSS Immediate Past President David LaRose describes how hospital protection professional can embrace these guidelines while improving security and safety.

Read: Boston Hospital’s Vendor Announces Patient Data Breach

Boston Hospital’s Vendor Announces Patient Data Breach

The hospital did not disclose how many patients were affected in the breach.

Read: Veteran Affairs and UL to Research Medical Device Cybersecurity

Veteran Affairs and UL to Research Medical Device Cybersecurity

Working with UL, the VA’s Office of Information and Technology will refine existing and emerging standards and practices related to network connectable medical devices, medical device data systems and related health information technology.

Read: VIDEO: Lessons Learned from A HIPAA Violation and An Infant Abduction

VIDEO: Lessons Learned from A HIPAA Violation and An Infant Abduction

Today’s round up summarizes news stories from hospitals this week.

Read: Should Body-Worn Cameras Be Deployed at Hospitals?

Should Body-Worn Cameras Be Deployed at Hospitals?

Ed Howard of Adventist Health/JLL discusses the policy and procedural challenges associated with these video surveillance devices.

Ind. Physician Practice Reaches HIPAA Settlement

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

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