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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...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Web Exclusive: OCR: $5 Million More Needed For HIPAA Enforcement
The Office for Civil Rights is seeking an increase of $5.6 million in its Fiscal Year 2012 budget proposal, mostly...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA Security Officer Aces OCR Investigations
A hospital data security manager explains how proper communications and training maintains the privacy of personal...
Web Exclusive: Cignet Health Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations
The Maryland-based insurer has been fined for its refusal to provide patients with copies of their health records, and...
Insurers take lead in EHR implementation
When the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced its final rules and regulations for meaningful use of...
Web Exclusive: HITRUST: HIPAA Breaches Near $1 Billion
Reports of breaches of unsecured personal health information affecting 500 or more individuals could cost the entities...

Book: HIPAA Handbook for Home Health Staff
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Book: HIPAA Handbook for Long-term Care Staff
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Book: HIPAA Handbook for Nursing and Clinical Staff
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Book: HIPAA Handbook for Nutrition, Environmental Services, and Volunteer Staff
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Book: HIPAA Handbook for Physicians
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Book: HIPAA Handbook for Registration and Front Office Staff
This update will help covered entities and business associates provide their workforce members the training that is a...
Video: Patient Privacy Under HIPAA: Keep it to yourself, Third Edition
Provide fundamental HIPAA privacy and security training for new and seasoned staff.
Book: The HIPAA Omnibus Rule Toolkit
The HIPAA Omnibus Rule Toolkit: A Covered Entity and Business Associate Guide to Privacy and Security supplements tools...
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...