HIPAA and other healthcare compliance requirements News
January 07, 2016
Despite several HIPAA violations, recent data analysis found U.S. healthcare providers such as CVS and the VA face few punitive actions. Also in recent GRC headlines: Companies have two more years ...
June 29, 2015
Private insurance exchanges, which, unlike public exchanges, can address the needs of employers of all sizes, are gaining favor among businesses.
June 11, 2013
More frequent audits and larger penalties for violating HIPAA are motivating enterprises to tame HIPAA compliance challenges, Gartner analysts say.
July 26, 2010
Hospitals remain unconvinced they can meet even the relaxed criteria for meaningful use. Smaller incentives, which reward only a whole campus, not each facility, fail to help.
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A HIPAA audit covers privacy compliance, and organizations need to be prepared. Expert Mike Chapple discusses privacy in the audits. Continue Reading
Business associate audits make service providers open to HIPAA regulatory violations but may be a resource and budget boon for compliance officers. Continue Reading
A data breach can be quite costly to a provider's budget and reputation. This briefing offers advice for securing health care data to comply with HIPAA and HITECH Act rules. Continue Reading
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Outbreaks of Ebola caused widespread fear, but should enterprises be worried about the effect on HIPAA compliance requirements? Compliance expert Mike Chapple explains. Continue Reading
The Community Health Systems breach in 2014 provided a learning opportunity for organizations handling PHI. Expert Mike Chapple reviews the key takeaways from the breach. Continue Reading
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Companies that comply with HIPAA aren't required to have an encryption policy, but expert Mike Chapple recommends having one anyway. Continue Reading
HIPAA expert Roy Snell discusses using a corporate compliance program to boost business strategies and ensure patient privacy in the big data era. Continue Reading
A new rule extends HIPAA compliance requirements to covered entities' business associates, forcing them to reexamine data security and privacy. Continue Reading
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Following information security and compliance regulations can hinder your everyday business processes. Here's why you need to strike a proper balance. Continue Reading
Medical devices, tablets, smartphones and RFID are forcing hospital wireless networks open. HIPAA privacy compliance is harder than ever, however. Here's how CIOs can cope. Continue Reading
For solo physician practices, as well as multihospital systems straddling state lines, the steps for choosing an EHR vendor are similar. This buyer's guide covers all the bases. Continue Reading