Category Archives: HIPAA Compliant Software

HIPAA and the Web: Demands for Intranet Collaboration Software

Sharing personal healthiness data over the web could be a dangerous business. Unluckily, as individuals turn out to be familiar to making major in case not all of their private business on-line, the demand for accessing that data on-line will develop to the point that healthiness care providers will have no selection but to either…

Medicinal Billing Software and HIPAA Rules in Little Medicinal Office

HIPAA is the acronym for the Healthiness Insurance Portability and Responsibility Act of 1996, the first complete federal defensive act assuring the secrecy of patient’s private healthiness data. As part of HIPAA, Congress needed the advancement of secrecy rules to make sure the confidentiality of defended electronic healthiness records. The challenge of complying with more…

Online Medicine

With the internet being so widely use and easily accessed like it is now a days, using computers and the internet is no expection in the field of medicine. Doctors use it, nurses use it, and even the billing department in doctors offices and hospitals use it. In using online medicine there is certain types…

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…

IBM and Accenture Buy Health Care Firms

Just catching up on a bit of HIPAA / Healthcare / Privacy news of late. Seems IBM announced that it was acquiring Healthlink, the largest U.S. consulting firm dedicated to the health-care industry. Rochelle Garner of CRN reports: IBM announced Tuesday that it will buy Healthlink, the largest U.S. consulting firm dedicated to the health-care…

New Linux HIPAA Software by Ecora

A Linux news site is reporting: Ecora has released Enterprise Auditor version 3.6 that includes its new HIPAA Report Pack, a collection of more than 150 pre-built report definitions that address the technical and administrative safeguards of the HIPAA security standard. “The manual process of preparing for a HIPAA security audit is time consuming, resource…

HIPAA Deadline Passes with Little Fanfare

Well, the deadline to complete the security requirements of HIPAA passed yesterday with little fanfare. Internet News has the scoop “Considering everything that is involved with compliance, there are a lot of factors as to why some companies may not have completed it,” Earl Crane, a senior consultant with Foundstone Professional Services, said. Foundstone, a…

More HIPAA Violations & Private Data Theft News

Techweb reports: Enforcement of the security regulations–like earlier HIPAA rules for privacy–will be complaint-driven, he says. Since the HIPAA privacy regulations, which identify what personal health information needs to be protected, took effect two years ago this month, there have been nearly 11,000 complaints filed to the federal government by patients and others. As of…

Help with HIPAA, SOX, and GLBA Compliance

Here at HIPAA Blog, we learn new acronyms on a nearly daily basis (okay, maybe weekly). Apparently Sarbanes-Oxley is now affectionately referred to as SOX. GLBA? That’s short for the Gramm Leach Bliley Act. Hopefully our longtime readers know what HIPAA stands for, but if you’re new to this business, HIPAA stands for: Health Insurance…

2-Factor Authentication good enough for HIPAA?

Nice article by Bruce Schneier, once again confirming that he is an excellent thinker when it comes to network security issues. Thinking about implementing 2-factor authentication as part of your HIPAA-compliance strategy? Don’t rely too much on this technique, since attackers are beginning to actively target valuable information in ways that defeat 2-factor authentication. Two-Factor…

HIPAA Regulations Force Medical Practices to Reconsider Email and Web Communications

HIPAA Regulations Force Medical Practices to Reconsider Email and Web Communications Hagerstown, MD (PRWEB) March 5, 2005 — The latest updates to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) call for health care providers to adopt secure communication practices to protect Patient Identifiable Data. While not specific as to which technologies should be used,…

InfoWorld: SSL VPN security threatened by desktop search engines

If you’ve installed Google’s new desktop search tool, you might want to consider the security issues of having software that caches SSL-encrypted traffic specifically so it can be rapidly and easily searched. This has clear implications for administrators responsible for maintaining HIPAA-secure information technology. InfoWorld: SSL VPN security threatened by desktop search engines: November 12,…

PRESS RELEASE: $99 HIPAA Compliance Automated Software Product Introduced by 3DGrid

Looks like there is a free trial download for this product. Might be worth checking out if you’re a small operation in need of a low-cost solution. We haven’t tried this or evaluated it, so this is just a heads-up — another company advertising solutions for HIPAA compliance, this time with potentially a pretty reasonable…

Is Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 HIPAA Compliant?

Someone at Microsoft got a phone call about whether or not Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 is HIPAA compliant because it has two network cards. So today I get asked if there is anything in HIPAA…. So I’m on the phone today and get asked if there is anything in HIPAA that says that ISA…