This document details the mandated and proposed rules generally referred to as the "HIPAA requirements" and how they affect healthcare organizations and their business partners transmit medical information electronically.
Healthcare organizations are being targeted by financially motivated attackers that steal and sell valuable data, including identities and computing resources. This white paper defines the new threat, and outlines three important steps that providers can take to protect their critical systems.
Get this free white paper to read why mass casualty and other public health emergencies create a demand for information within hospitals, between hospitals, between hospitals and local incident command centers, and between local, statewide and multi-state incident command centers and agencies.
Published By: Castelle
Published Date: Nov 01, 2006
Easily implemented and integrated with electronic medical record systems, network fax servers can play a valuable role in supporting HIPAA objectives, offering a standardized, enterprise-wide faxing solution, and helping to maintain a high standard of security, efficiency and organization.
Add spyware to the list of urgent security concerns. With resources already stretched thin in fighting viruses and stopping spam, companies now also have to defend against a threat that strikes silently and does much of its damage before it’s even detected.
Recent regulatory additions require that companies take proactive measures like penetration testing to enforce data privacy and integrity. By deploying a distributed model companies can execute testing from different security levels which is important in challenging posture based on level of access.
Mandatory compliance requirements often vary or conflict. Discover the major issues and appropriate actions organizations must take today to protect the privacy of information and meet legal and contractual requirements.
Learn how Secure Configuration Manager can help with compliance requirements in the IT controls areas of entitlement reporting & segregation of duties. Discover how to make your compliance program more sustainable & repeatable, while gaining visibility into sources of vulnerability & risk exposure.
Published By: SpringCM
Published Date: Dec 06, 2006
A New York based psychiatric hospital maintains a record system to manage basic data entry and patient information. However, the organization did not have a central source for patient records, accompanying doctors’ notes, x-rays or other relevant information. Download this case study and learn how they overcame this challenge.
Published By: RiskWatch
Published Date: Feb 05, 2007
As corporate security policies and compliance regulations are created to address the increasingly dangerous post 9/11 environment, security risk management is becoming an increasingly important tool in corporate governance. Learn more in this white paper by RiskWatch.
Published By: TSFactory
Published Date: Jan 29, 2007
In lieu of Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and other regulations, one of the main concerns in the IT industry today is security. In this white paper, we take a deeper look at the security concerns, the available solutions, their drawbacks, and a new complementary way of addressing today's security issues.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Oct 01, 2007
The healthcare industry has benefited from the breakneck pace of digitization - spanning everything from payments to patient records to X-ray film - but it has also been increasingly exposed to greater risk. Efforts to increase healthcare provider productivity via increased digitization and system interconnectivity have to be counterbalanced against the growing concerns for patient privacy and a backdrop of increasing liability.
Do you need to implement corporate policies regarding security and confidential health information? Learn: How to use IT documentation to prepare for and pass Security audits; What IT data is critical for Security Standards; What is the difference between Security and IT Audits. You can implement a sustainable HIPAA Security Standard – Read this paper to learn more.
Given Payformance’s longstanding commitment to protecting the privacy of its clients’ information, the company has decided to investigate data encryption solutions for its primary hard drive storage and secondary backup tape storage. With its multi-vendor interoperability, NeoScale’s CryptoStor storage security appliances emerge as the obvious choice.
The HSC network services group supports more than 2000 desktops, servers and backend systems such as e-mail, file, networking, application and storage services for general administration, dental and medical schools. HSC wanted to manage and reduce HIPAA compliance costs and processes associated with protecting PHI data within its storage infrastructure – a legacy SAN environment with evolving applications.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Sep 26, 2008
Is your organization adequately meeting the rules and regulations set forth in the Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)? Learn how LogRhythm’s comprehensive log management and analysis solution can help your organization meet or exceed HIPAA regulatory requirements.
The data security challenges in the healthcare industry have never been as challenging as they are today. Not only must healthcare providers comply with HIPAA regulations concerning patient privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against identity theft as well more complex scenarios of insurance data theft, medical identity theft and the adulteration of health records.
The purpose of this paper is to provide a clear understanding of HIPAA and ICD migration, analyze the benefits beyond ICD remediation by providing regulation insights, and discuss the impact of the new regulations on systems,