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Hot first half of March for OCR large breach reports
As of March 1, the OCR had reported 543 patient-information breaches affecting 500 or more individuals, and the number...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
Web Exclusive: HHS Issues Civil Money Penalty for Privacy Rule Violations
The Office for Civil Rights has issued its first civil money penalty to a covered entity for violations of the HIPAA...
Nurse accuses hospital employees of posting Facebook photos of sedated patients
A former nurse is seeking more than $15 million from a Tyler hospital alleging she was fired after complaining about...
Key healthcare provisions take effect as GOP moves into House
Key parts of the new healthcare law will go into effect on Jan. 1, just before a Republican-controlled House returns...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA, HITECH Final Rules Expected by Early 2011
The final rules governing healthcare privacy, security, and data breach notification could be published by year end...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA Violations: UPMC Employee Criminally Indicted
A federal grand jury in Pittsburgh has indicted a former employee at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for...
MA patients' files left at public dump
Four Massachusetts community hospitals are investigating how thousands of patient health records, some containing...
MA hospital files with data of 800,000 are missing
Computer files from South Shore Hospital that contain personal information for about 800,000 people may have been lost...
WellPoint security glitch is 3rd in 3 1/2 years
A security glitch at a WellPoint website may have publicly exposed the medical records and credit-card numbers of...

Video: Privacy, Security and You
Here's the one tool you need to train staff on both the HIPAA privacy and security rules as well as changes that have...
Audio Conference: OCR Audit Readiness: Prepare for HIPAA Privacy and Security Inspections
This 90-minute audio conference helps you identify weaknesses at your organization. Our expert speakers give you...
Audio Conference: Social Media and HIPAA Compliance: Balancing the Risks and Opportunities
During this 90-minute audio conference, our privacy and security experts show you how to establish a social media...
Audio Conference: Mobile Devices and Text Messaging: The Risk of Unencrypted PHI
During this 90-minute audio conference, our expert speakers will demonstrate ways to secure PHI on mobile devices...
Audio Conference: Inside an OCR HITECH HIPAA Audit
During this 90-minute audio conference our expert speakers Mac McMillan, CISSM, and Dena Boggan, CPC, CMC, CCP, will...
Audio Conference: HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule: Stay Compliant With 2013 Changes
Is your organization ready to comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule? Our experts help you understand the Rule and...
Book: The HIPAA Omnibus Rule
Understand the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and what you must do to ensure compliance
Video: Patient Privacy Under HIPAA: Keep it to yourself, Third Edition
Provide fundamental HIPAA privacy and security training for new and seasoned staff.
Audio Conference: Revenue Cycle Digital Library - HIPAA - Single User Access
A searchable, Web-based resource that provides online access to HCPro’s expertly developed HIPAA compliance books and...