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Texas Launches Certification Program To Bolster HIPAA Compliance

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A new voluntary privacy and security certification program for covered entities in Texas aims to bolster compliance with HIPAA and state regulations – and perhaps help organizations avoid federal sanctions. The Texas Health Services Authority developed the new Texas Covered … Continue reading

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ONC Chief’s Perspectives On Patient Privacy and Security

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Privacy and security are vital components of all major projects that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has under way, says Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the new head of the office. “We consider privacy and security an important … Continue reading

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Why Does Healthcare Resist Encryption Technology?

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The most basic security truth in 2014 is that encryption done properly — a high enough level of encryption, proper safeguarding of the encryption key — is the best thing an IT department can do. Sill, many industries resist encryption … Continue reading

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Recent HIPAA Settlements Points To Unencrypted Laptop Thefts

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Concentra Health Services, Addison, Texas, a subsidiary of Humana and a provider of occupational medicine and other health services, has agreed to pay the Office for Civil Rights more than $1.7 million in a federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

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Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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Texas DIR Cloud Services Contract Awarded To Environmental Intelligence, LLC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 March 25, 2014    Contact:                               Environmental Intelligence, LLC    contactus@goeillc.com    Texas DIR Cloud Services Contract Awarded To Environmental Intelligence, LLC Providing Secure Access Anywhere, Anytime on Any Device Dallas, Texas — Environmental Intelligence, LLC … Continue reading

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ONC Chief DeSalvo Perspectives On Patient ID’s and HIE’s

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Health information exchange on a national level is attainable within the next three years, but matching patients to all the right records is a critical data security, privacy and patient safety concern that must first be addressed, says Karen DeSalvo, … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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Expanded Privacy and Security Tools Coming To Help Providers

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is collaborating with partners to make resources readily available and easy to use, said speakers at HIMSS14 on Tuesday. The challenge will be making sure governmental policies are workable and … Continue reading

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Lack Of Data Security Could Cost Healthcare Organizations 1.6B

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If you’re shirking your security systems’ obligations all to save a few pennies, better think again. Chances are, it will end up costing much more down the road — a whopping $1.6 billion more. Most healthcare organizations nationwide, some 61 … Continue reading

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