Category Archives: HIPAA Compliance

Hipaa Agreeable Medicinal Transcription Service

Medicinal transcription assignments are works major broadly outsourced by healthcare firms, and are pointed at having quicker processing of medicinal records in a lot cost-efficient and timesaving manner. With advanced states for example the US, UK and Australia outsourcing their medicinal transcription (MT) works, the workload of staffs working in hospitals, clinics, long run care…

Utilize ViewGuard to Stay in HIPAA Compliance

Running any kind of office could be fairly a hard task, as you’ll be a part of the control and flow of needed data. A doctor’s office could be a especially hard spot to work, as not just will you require to have a patient’s whole medicinal chronicle absolutely on hand, but you require to…

HIPAA – A Federal Law with Grave but Amusing Results

If not you’re agoraphobic and in no way release the house or residence, you deal with the results of the Federal Law HIPAA. That law was at the start planned to permit staff members to change works and not be punished with pre-existing healthiness conditions under the new work. What HIPAA has turned in? Is…

Is your medical records ever really safe?

There are so many rules that involve HIPPA. Whether you go to a doctor’s office, a hospital or in the medical facility you are given a HIPPA form that states how your medical records are confidential. Ever sense HIPPA was established. I have always wondered how safe my medical records are. Recently, I watched Michael…

Hipaa Compliance is Stalled

Hipaa was supposed to be a good thing when it was first created but since then it seems to be more of a nightmare. I think the reason for that is businesses and medical industries are not following it in many cases. It’s there for our privacy but as we know only to well, there…

Worried About HIPAA Privacy?

While some are up in arms about the whole Rush Limbaugh Viagra privacy debacle, I am more interested in all the thefts that been going on. It seems to be a recurring story week after week. Only recently the Federal Trade Commission had their own breach, which was due to someone stealing a laptop from…

Medical Privacy with Insurance and Physicians

I wrote a post in Medcare forum covering a piece of this, but it came as a shock to me. Did you know that if you go and get STD testing (even simply for standard checkup) at your physician using medical insurance, that the results whether positive or negative will be sent to your medical…

Privacy Compliance Is Diminishing

Even with all the rules and safe guards supposedly in place to protect patients medical privacy, compliance is actually declining. The association surveyed 1,117 hospitals and health systems, asking officials at the facilities about compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules. Although 91 percent said in 2005 that they were mostly…

Siemens Enhances Wireless LAN for Regulatory Compliance

Wireless LAN’s are convenient and allows for portablity. However they are very dangerous when it comes to security because even with a password, some technical individuals can still break their way through the encryption. Siemens Communications Inc. has announced today that they have released a modular extention called HiPath Wireless Manager Advanced (HWMA) that will…

Health Care Compliance Is Seriously Lagging Behind

All of health care was supposed to be following an HIPAA law passed in 1996. The deadline was 2003 and yet in 2006 only 80% of health care is doing what they are supposed to. Even worse, the numbers were the same in 2005 which means that many can’t or won’t make the changes. Meanwhile,…

Updated Brabeion Software Keeps Users Compliant

Brabeion Software has updated their products with a new software called Brabeion Compliance Center 6.0. It allows users to keep up with regulatory compliance. “With the addition of these regulatory modules, Chevron is better positioned to more proactively manage, deploy, and mitigate ongoing compliance efforts for SOX, HIPAA and other global regulatory requirements,” said Jay White, Global Information Protection…

Configuresoft’s Updated Manager Tool

Configuresoft makes software that helps clients manage their technology and privacy concerns. This software can audit and monitor both your hardware and software allowing you to spend your time elsewhere. Configuresoft has now updated this already impressive software. Colorado Springs-based ConfigureSoft has upgraded its Enterprise Configuration Manager (ECM) software. The firm said yesterday that its…

California Regional Health Information Organization Recommends Data Standards

The CalRHIO has put out a list of of recommended data standards that is needed to have everything connected through out the State of California. This map is more like a guide for California health organizations as they move into the latest technology that is needed. This map shows what the standard is at the…

Discovering HIPAA Training Series

HDMCorp has many training series to teach you and your employees everything they need to know about HIPAA Compliance. HIPAA established a set of rules governing privacy and confidentiality of health care information for covered entities under HIPAA. The federal government has mandated compliance and employees must complete HIPAA training on privacy and confidentiality by…

How Effective Is The HIPAA Regulations?

Dawn Burriss of Optimize Magazine has written a wonderful article on the HIPAA regulations and whether it has really changed anything at all. She has first hand knowledge of how everything used to be before going electronic and helped mold what we now know as HIPAA. “More than a decade ago, I had the opportunity to…