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Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
Software Freedom’s latest target is medical devices
Heart disease patients like Dick Cheney are vulnerable to buggy software and hack-attacks aimed straight at the devices...
OMB Completes HIPAA Rules Review
Changes to HIPAA privacy and security rules could be released this week. Jana Aagaard, Of Counsel, Catholic Healthcare...
Web Exclusive: Doctors Get Reprieve To 2011 From June 1 Red Flag Rule Enforcement
One week after the American Medical Association said it has filed a lawsuit against the federal government for...
OCR Building HIPAA Audit Plan With Outside Help
HIPAA's privacy and security enforcer has hired an outside firm to help build its HITECH-required HIPAA auditing plan...
Five Tips to Stop Patient Record Snoopers
How does the healthcare industry quell the curiosity of staff members who are peeking into patient records? Industry...
Web Exclusive: Training, Identifying Discrepancies Are Key in Red Flags Rule
When it comes to the Red Flags Rule, the Federal Trade Commission's mandate that creditors establish an identity theft...
HITECH Panic? Not Now, At Least
Now that Congress (finally) strengthened HIPAA enforcement and toughened compliance requirements through breach...
Hospitals will step up efforts to block identity theft
Starting May 1, hospitals and other healthcare providers that allow patients to pay bills using credit must put written...
House committee approves major health IT bill
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has unanimously approved a health IT bill and sent it to the full House for...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...
Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
Promote facility safety and emergency management throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Facility Safety...
Book: The Compliance Guide to the OSHA GHS Standard for Hazardous Chemical Labeling
The Hazard Communication standard is one of the most cited and penalized OSHA standards. OSHA has revamped the standard...
Video: Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
This 30 minute video will help healthcare facilities train staff on OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.