HITECH

Read: Explaining The HIPAA-HITECH Intersection

Explaining The HIPAA-HITECH Intersection

Here’s two areas of HIPAA-HITECH overlap that healthcare officials MUST understand.

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: 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.

Read: OCR Enters $650K Agreement with Healthcare Business Associate

OCR Enters $650K Agreement with Healthcare Business Associate

The agreement also calls for the creation of PHI policies and a corrective action plan.

Read: Rochester University Reaches HIPAA Settlement with AG

Rochester University Reaches HIPAA Settlement with AG

The University of Rochester Medical Center will provide additional patient privacy training to employees and pay a $15,000 fine as part of the settlement.

Read: Businesses Associated With Hospitals Could Face HIPAA Audits

Businesses Associated With Hospitals Could Face HIPAA Audits

HIPAA regulations have been broadened to cover associates of healthcare companies, a move that impacts many businesses.

Email Threatens to Release Illinois Clinic Patient Info

Sender wants Clay County Hospital to pay a ransom to prevent health information from being released to the public.

Read: 2 NYC Hospitals Pay Record HIPAA Settlement

2 NYC Hospitals Pay Record HIPAA Settlement

New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center have agreed to pay $4.8 million for possible HIPAA violations.

Report: Healthcare, Higher Ed Were Top 2 Cyber Targets in 2013

A cyber security firm says that three industries accounted for nearly two-thirds of all of its cyber events, and two of those three were healthcare and higher education.

Former Hospital Employees Charged with Selling Patient IDs

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