Category Archives: HIPAA Training

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…

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…

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…

Addressing IT Security Issues in the Era of Regulations (i.e. HIPAA)

Addressing IT Security Issues in the Era of Regulations (ie HIPAA) Paul B. Kurtz, Former Special Assistant to the President for Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Ron Moritz, Senior VP and Chief Security Strategist For Computer Associates, to Provide Keynote Addresses Morristown, NJ April 12, 2005 – IP Events, the producer of the Security Leadership Council…

Group Polishes Guidelines on HIPAA Security Rules – Computerworld

More HIPAA guidelines in the works due soon from nonprofit group. Data Protection HIPAA’s security rules, which were published in The Federal Register in April 2003, specify administrative, technical and physical measures that companies have to implement to protect confidential patient data. Jopp said the working group’s compliance guidelines are based on a variety of…

Acusis Announces Preparedness for 2005 HIPAA Security Deadline

Acusis Announces Preparedness for 2005 HIPAA Security Deadline Acusis Announces Preparedness for 2005 HIPAA Security Deadline PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 10, 2004–Acusis(R), a leading provider of outsourced medical transcription services, has announced today their associates completed a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) education and training course. Over 540 employees globally have participated in…

HIPAA Training – Free Demo

From HIPAAClickAndComply.com: HIPAA compliance is a great challenge to health organizations. Our HIPAA compliance training software can make this a manageable task. The HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to any organization that handles protected health information. HIPAA requires mandatory training. The consequences for non-compliance include civil and criminal penalties. Basic Privacy Awareness Training – This primer…

HIPAA Training in the State of California

The HHSDC Training Center offers a variety of HIPAA training courses available for group purchase. These courses cover the following HIPAA topics: HIPAA Overview Privacy Security Transactions, Code Sets, and Identifiers Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) EDI Gap Analysis ASC X12 Syntax HIPAA Implementation Planning You may choose among four training providers – Covansys, Gartner Consulting,…