HIPAA

Can I use Help Scout and be HIPAA Compliant? | 10/12/2019

Earlier this year, we spoke with a customer who mentioned using Help Scout within their digital health startup. As an aside, we’ve been seeing more vendors, customers, and prospects asking about HIPAA compliant services . Here’s what we’ll be covering in this post: Help Scout What is a Business Associate? Business Associate Agreement provisions Help Scout and the Business Associate Agreement Does Help Scout offer HIPAA Compliant Service? We know the …

How to Make Your Email HIPAA Compliant | 10/12/2019

Many healthcare providers would love to include email communication into their regular workflows, but are concerned about securing patient information to comply with HIPAA requirements. One breach could mean huge fines that could result in a loss of reputation or even the end of operations. But making your email HIPAA compliant doesn’t have to be complicated, it just requires planning and utilizing the right tools and processes. Understanding how HIPAA …

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Amazon Textract Is Now HIPAA Eligible, Extracts Text/Data From Scanned Docs | HIT Consultant | 10/11/2019

… by HIPAA. Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that Amazon Textract , a machine learning service that quickly and easily extracts text and data from scanned documents is now eligible for healthcare workloads that require HIPAA certification . This launch builds upon the existing portfolio of AWS artificial intelligence services that are HIPAA-eligible, including Amazon Translate , Amazon Comprehend , Amazon Transcribe , Amazon Polly , Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition – that help deliver better …

2-Day Seminar: HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance - Understanding New Rules & Responsibilities of the Privacy Officer (Chicago, IL, United States - November 6-7, 2019) | Globe Newswire | 10/11/2019

Dublin, Oct. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “HIPAA Privacy Rule Compliance-Understanding New Rules and Responsibilities of Privacy Officer” conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. While the HIPAA rules have been in place for years now, the focus of their application has recently changed as technologies and practices have changed, and changes to the rules are also on the horizon. In addition, there are changes in other regulations that …

SimplyVital Health, Inc. Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation for its HIPAA Compatible Blockchain Protocol | PR Newswire | 10/10/2019

… merit-based review process. About SimplyVital Health, Inc.: SVH is re-engineering healthcare by creating the world’s largest, top performing health network focused on trust and value. Underpinning the growing network is Nexus, a HIPAA compatible, trusted blockchain protocol (in testnet) providing the infrastructure for secure data transactions and an opportunity for unlimited innovation in healthcare. Learn more at http://bit.ly/NSF_SVH and https://simplyvitalhealth.com . About the National Science …

Diving Deeper into Amazon Alexa’s HIPAA Compliance | 10/10/2019

By Adriana Krasniansky Share: Earlier this year, consumer technology company Amazon made waves in health care when it announced that its Alexa Skills Kit, a suite of tools for building voice programs, would be HIPAA compliant. Using the Alexa Skills Kit, companies could build voice experiences for Amazon Echo devices that communicate personal health information with patients. Amazon initially limited access to its HIPAA-updated voice platform to six health …

HIPAA Certification Training including the HITECH Omnibus updates for Certified HIPAA Privacy Security Expert (CHPSE) offered from Dec 9-12, 2019 | 10/9/2019

October 09, 2019 Supremus Group LLC will be conducting HIPAA training and certification course to be held in Huston, TX from Dec 9-12, 2019 for HIPAA Compliance Officer, Healthcare Consultant, IT Directors, Privacy compliance officers and others. This training includes omnibus final rule changes and HITECH act changes. This course will prepare individuals for the HIPAA certification of Certified HIPAA Privacy Sec. Wilmington, NC (1888PressRelease) October 09, 2019 - The focus …

DocVilla – a Full Suite HIPAA Compliant Health Technology Platform to Connect Patients and the Doctors; Check Out It’s Exhibits in New York and New Jersey Conferences | 10/9/2019

… Information Exchange (HIE) integration, Apple and Google Healthkit integration, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) capabilities, patient portal and electronic prescription (eRx) in its health-technology platform – DocVilla. DocVilla is a HIPAA compliant, secure platform to connect the patients and the doctors through telemedicine and in-person consults. Patients can select the state licensed doctor, schedule an appointment for video or in-person consults and select the …

Medcurity Releases Customizable HIPAA Policy and Business Associate Management Tools | Business Wire | 10/8/2019

SPOKANE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 8, 2019– As part of their commitment to be “The HIPAA Compliance Platform for Healthcare Organizations,” Medcurity has just released Customizable Security Policies and Procedures and Business Associate Management . These new tools expand Medcurity’s intuitive and comprehensive approach for HIPAA compliance. Much like Turbo Tax, Medcurity walks organizations through a questionnaire to populate key aspects of each policy. The final policies automatically reflect their specific …

Healthcare Providers Must Remember HIPAA Before Responding to Online Reviews | 10/8/2019

Akerman Insights on the Latest Developments in Healthcare Law Home Healthcare Law Healthcare Providers Must Remember HIPAA Before Responding to Online Reviews Healthcare Providers Must Remember HIPAA Before Responding to Online Reviews Posted in Healthcare Law, HIPAA, Privacy, and Data Security, Hospitals & Health Systems The latest HIPAA resolution agreement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is a reminder that healthcare providers must …

Healthcare Provider’s Yelp Response Results in $10,000 fine for HIPAA violation | LexBlog | 10/8/2019

Tweet The latest HIPAA resolution agreement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is a reminder that healthcare providers must take the high road when responding to unflattering online reviews by patients. While it is tempting to respond to a bad and perhaps untrue online review, healthcare providers need to take care to not disclose patient protected health information (PHI) when defending their …

Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA | 10/8/2019

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Four Days Hipaa Compliance Training Includes The Hitech Act, Omnibus Updates For Hipaa Compliance Officer, Healthcare Consultant And Business Associates To Be Conducted In Houston. | 10/8/2019

October 8th, 2019 - Waukee, Io Houston, Dec 9-12, 2019The focus of this 4 days HIPAA compliance training program is to better understand the implications of HIPAA legislation and identify critical compliance requirements for your business/client. It helps you better understand HIPAA’s Administrative Simplification Act as well as how to create a framework for initiating and working towards a blueprint for Privacy and HIPAA Security compliance and regular audit to …

The Intersection of Alleged HIPAA Violations and State Negligence Law | 10/8/2019

HIPAA provides no federal cause of action, but alleged HIPAA violations may be remedied in state court under state negligence law. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal statute providing for confidentiality of medical records under certain circumstances. It is administered by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which can extract substantial fines for non-compliance. Although HIPAA does not provide …

Pharmacies lead the way in handling prior authorization | Modern Healthcare | 10/5/2019

… standard, which allows physicians to communicate certain information necessary to the authorization process that the HIPAA-mandated X12 278 regulation did not. Now 70% of pharmacy benefit managers have implemented the Script standard, despite HIPAA being the law of the land, according to Margaret Weiker, the National Council’s director of standards development. HIPAA is still a hurdle to getting full adoption, she said. But a CMS proposal to require all …

(USA-FL-Sanford) Pharmacy Lead, Back End LTC (FT) - 1114981BR | 10/5/2019

CVS Health Pharmacy Lead, Back End LTC (FT) - 1114981BR in Sanford , Florida Job Description Job Summary: Supervise and assist Pre-Pack, Picking, Staging, Automated Dispensing, Purchasing, Inventory, Returns/Credits and Delivery departments toward their primary objectives, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate leads or supervisors. Key Responsibilities: • Scheduling all technicians to ensure adequate coverage on all shifts. • Monitor, tracks time and attendance to comply with company policies …

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How to secure health data in the cloud | 10/4/2019

… realised that protecting health data properly is extremely hard. Legally, health data receives special status because it is so sensitive. In the USA, it is protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA ). While in the EU, it is defined as a special category of personal data under GDPR . These laws take very different approaches to data security. HIPAA gives precise instructions on data security, whereas GDPR talks …

LogicManager is Recognized for Ability to Execute in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management | PR Newswire | 10/4/2019

BOSTON , Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – LogicManager is recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management . The report goes on to say that “by 2025, 60% of global IT risk management (ITRM) buyers will depend on risk management solutions to aggregate digital risks in their business ecosystem, up from 15% in 2019.” Since 2005, LogicManager has been the leader …

Department of Health and Human Services

Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA | 10/8/2019

HIPAA Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA Best Practices: Emailing Patient Records in Compliance with HIPAA content/uploads/2019/09/DataMotion_Blog_Title_HIPAA_1-2_1200x472- 10/08/2019 In January 2016, the HIPAA regulation got more teeth in the area of providing patients their medical records on request (files, notes, diagnostic images, lab results, C-CDAs). The US Department of …

Violations of Patient Privacy on Social Media Will Result in HIPAA Fines | 10/4/2019

On October 2, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced that a Texas dental practice (“Practice”) will settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) by paying a civil penalty of $10,000 and adopting a corrective action plan . A patient of the Practice filed a complaint with OCR regarding the Practice’s response to a social media …

AMA

HHS overhauls privacy restrictions around addiction treatment | Modern Healthcare | 8/22/2019

… of a substance abuse disorder and treatment would no longer be subject to the extra privacy laws that pre-date HIPAA. Primary care doctors will be able to note their patients’ addiction treatment history in … Congress and groups like the American Medical Association. But the AMA has backpedaled on its opposition, and sponsors of that bill are hoping to try again before the end of the year. Two leading House …

Telehealth

iTether Partners with Healthwise to Expand Access to Evidence-Based Health Literacy Content | PR Newswire | 9/24/2019

… telehealth and social determinants of health that allows patients to remain connected (tethered) to their clinicians outside the clinic walls, 24/7. Since launching pilot programs in Phoenix and St. Louis in 2017, the technology has shown reductions in no-show rates, increased revenue for providers, improved treatment compliance through remote patient monitoring and increased patient engagement. Key iTether features include individualized treatment planning and goal monitoring, HIPAA complaint patient-provider …

GD e-Bridge Interpreter Selected as EMS Innovation Award Finalist | 9/23/2019

… telehealth capabilities of the GD e-Bridge mobile app, you now have fast, HIPAA secure video conference with medically qualified interpreters to eliminate the language barrier between patients, EMS, ED physicians, and remote care providers with a simple click. “GD e-Bridge Interpreter’s innovative digital solution replaces the expensive and limiting telephonic or onsite interpreters,” Tom Kielty, a 40-year expert in Interpretation services says. “Patients and interpreters can now …

Electronic Health Records

DocVilla – a Full Suite HIPAA Compliant Health Technology Platform to Connect Patients and the Doctors; Check Out It’s Exhibits in New York and New Jersey Conferences | 10/9/2019

Electronic Health Records (EHR) capabilities, patient portal and electronic prescription (eRx) in its health-technology platform – DocVilla. DocVilla is a HIPAA compliant, secure platform to connect the patients and the doctors through telemedicine and in-person consults. Patients can select the state licensed doctor, schedule an appointment for video or in-person consults and select the pharmacy where the prescription needs to be delivered. The patient is charged only when …

Digital Disruption in Healthcare - Six Ways to Engage Patients for Better Consumer and Provider Outcomes: A Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare, LLC | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

… with regulatory requirements for health information privacy, security and portability. Advanced clinical applications and the industry’s virtually universal adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems represent some of the important and beneficial outcomes of these … patient experience assessments, intelligent collection workflows and enterprise analytics, all HIPAA, PCI, HITRUST, SOC2 audited 6. End to end coherence of data, process, point solutions, analytics and management for a One Bed, One Bill experience …

Digital Health

First Digital Health Osteoarthritis Wearable Glove System Starts Pre-launch Pilot Trial Series & Medical Tests | PR Newswire | 9/30/2019

… pre-launch pilot trial series for patients in selected hospitals in Madrid . Due to high demand, this new period is open for any user during a limited period until October 15 th , 2019 ( HIPAA certified secure server in AWS cloud). Quantic Glove Detail Dr. Luis F. Villa , M.D., Rheumatology consultant at University Hospital Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda in Madrid said: ‘This device attracted our attention because it allows home application …

First Digital Health Osteoarthritis Wearable Glove System Starts Pre-launch Pilot Trial Series & Medical Tests - P&T Community | 9/30/2019

Home First Digital Health Osteoarthritis Wearable Glove System Starts Pre-launch Pilot Trial Series & Medical Tests MADRID , Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ – QUANTIC NANOTECH , a product division of Spanish DEMAC S.A . group who presented the first … user during a limited period until October 15 th , 2019 ( HIPAA certified secure server in AWS cloud). Dr. Luis F. Villa , M.D., Rheumatology consultant at University Hospital Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda in Madrid said: ‘This …

Medicare

Digital Disruption in Healthcare - Six Ways to Engage Patients for Better Consumer and Provider Outcomes: A Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare, LLC | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

… bills. Patients, who once represented a small portion of healthcare’s overall operating revenue, are now the third largest (behind only Medicare and Medicaid). As consumers, patients are finding they have a choice when it comes … patient experience assessments, intelligent collection workflows and enterprise analytics, all HIPAA, PCI, HITRUST, SOC2 audited 6. End to end coherence of data, process, point solutions, analytics and management for a One Bed, One Bill experience …

Focus on Transparent Pricing Efforts are Centerpiece of SPBA Fall Meeting | PRWeb | 9/27/2019

… Loss Partners, and Service Partners to lead sessions on topics that impact TPA businesses daily, including the economic impacts of Medicare-for-all and Medicare fee-pricing, and how on-site medical clinics impact self … the Meeting was data privacy and security issues, going beyond HIPAA to consider approaches emerging from the European Union and other legislation in Colorado and California. SPBA’s IT Task Force presented a special track on …

HITRUST

Project Hosts Provides Secure and Compliant Healthcare Cloud Solution Allowing Medical Device Companies to Offer Remote Healthcare Services | PRWeb | 9/9/2019

HIPAA compliant and HITRUST certified up to the application level, removing the burden of implementing and managing security and compliance, allowing medical device companies to concentrate on mission critical projects and innovation. About Project Hosts: Project Hosts implements security and compliance on Microsoft Azure for healthcare organizations, US federal government, financial institutions and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). Our pre-audited Security Envelopes give organizations turnkey compliance for their applications, removing …

HITRUST Finds Increased Security Control Maturity Reduces Breach Risk - HealthITSecurity.com | HealthIT Security | 8/22/2019

Cybersecurity News HITRUST Finds Increased Security Control Maturity Reduces Breach Risk Nearly all organizations that pursue HITRUST Certified Security Framework certification to demonstrate compliance and security strength, improve and maintain their security posture over time … explained to HealthITSecurity.com. Dig Deeper Health Data Not Covered by HIPAA Needs Values Framework The report showed CSF Assessments above a maturity score of 79 are prospective, while organizations with higher maturity scores have fewer …

Medicaid

Digital Disruption in Healthcare - Six Ways to Engage Patients for Better Consumer and Provider Outcomes: A Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare, LLC | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

… who once represented a small portion of healthcare’s overall operating revenue, are now the third largest (behind only Medicare and Medicaid). As consumers, patients are finding they have a choice when it comes to where … patient experience assessments, intelligent collection workflows and enterprise analytics, all HIPAA, PCI, HITRUST, SOC2 audited 6. End to end coherence of data, process, point solutions, analytics and management for a One Bed, One Bill experience …

Nurse Practitioner House Calls - El Paso County, TX $5k SIGN ON Bonus for External Candidates - USA-TX-El Paso | 9/25/2019

Profile Job Description:Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We’re also the career … topics such as disease process, medication and complianceComply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)Since this position involves in - home visits, the ability to work autonomously and extensive travel …

Patient Engagement

ZyDoc Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program to Allow athenaClinicals® users to Streamline EHR Charting with Dictation | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

… job-type, dictate and send.” athenahealth is a network-enabled, results-oriented services company that offers medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for hospital and ambulatory clients. The company’s … since 1993. Using a blended approach, ZyDoc utilizes the latest HIPAA-secure cloud technology combined with highly trained, U.S.-based medical transcription specialists to help busy healthcare professionals efficiently manage their note-taking and documentation …

Simple Interact and Health1 Technologies Automate Data Push from Online Intake Forms to Centricity EMR and Centricity Practice Solution | PRWeb | 10/2/2019

… to increase provider utilization while reducing costs related to staff time, ink and paper.” Simple Interact reports that its Integrated HIPAA Compliant Forms service results in: Greater than 50% of new patients fill out forms … Compliant Patient Intake Forms, Effective Marketing of ancillary services, and Patient Engagement including Automated Reminders. Our motto: More Patients. Less Paperwork. https://www.simpleinteract.com About Health1 Technologies Health 1 Technologies was founded over a decade ago …

EMR

Strainprint® Technologies Expands Global Footprint with the Addition of Cannabis Giant Tikun Olam to its Fast-Growing List of Subscribers | PR Newswire | 10/3/2019

HIPAA, PIPEDA and PHIPA privacy compliant, military-grade encrypted, and all patient data is completely anonymized and at rest in Canada . Strainprint can be seamlessly embedded or integrated with most electronic medical records (EMR) and seed2sale software systems. Strainprint Analytics is accessed by customer subscription. The Strainprint App is free to patients and can be downloaded from both the iOS App Store and Google Play Store . www.strainprint.ca , facebook , twitter , linkedin …

Simple Interact and Health1 Technologies Automate Data Push from Online Intake Forms to Centricity EMR and Centricity Practice Solution | PRWeb | 10/2/2019

Simple Interact and Health1 Technologies Automate Data Push from Online Intake Forms to Centricity EMR and Centricity Practice Solution Share Article Centricity EMR and Centricity Practice Solution users report saving at least 15 minutes of … time, ink and paper.” Simple Interact reports that its Integrated HIPAA Compliant Forms service results in: Greater than 50% of new patients fill out forms ahead of time. Greater than 75% reduction in data entry …

Compliancy Group

COMPLIANCY GROUP Colors HIPAA Seal of Compliance™ Pink for Breast Cancer | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

COMPLIANCY GROUP Colors HIPAA Seal of Compliance™ Pink for Breast Cancer Share Article COMPLIANCY GROUP colors the HIPAA Seal of Compliance pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, supporting breast cancer awareness by donating a portion of proceeds to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Laura Neidig, HIPAA subject matter expert at Compliancy Group states, “I’m so proud to be part of a company that acknowledges a cause that we’ve all been …

Apple Health

Rucker: ONC working on app privacy with Congress, White House | Modern Healthcare | 8/21/2019

… in February. HHS in April launched a webpage to address common questions about the use of third-party apps under HIPAA. When a patient shares protected health information with a third-party app, the provider … lot of trust? Or use folks with business models like Apple, that have very specific promises about privacy?” But that hasn’t quashed concerns among healthcare groups. In a letter to the ONC this past spring …

How do you get providers to comply with patient record requests? This group launched star ratings | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

… based on how they responded to actual patient requests for their health records and whether they were in compliance with HIPAA Privacy Rule regulations and guidance on the Right of Access. To date, the scorecard … but to help improve performance. RELATED: Anthem, Humana along with Apple and Google testing API for patient access to claims data “We recognize that providers may be unhappy about their potential noncompliance with HIPAA being …

Allscripts

WOMBA LLC selects Veradigm™ to automate medical record retrieval implementing Veradigm eChart Courier™ with law firm clients | 8/19/2019

… record retrieval implementing Veradigm eChart Courier™ with law firm clients August 19, 2019 08:05 AM EDT Blog This Veradigm™, an Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX), business unit, dedicated to simplifying healthcare with data driven health insights and … medical chart records to attorneys in an automated, secure and HIPAA compliant manner, pursuant to authorization from patients who are clients. This solution streamlines a time consuming and resource intensive process for attorneys, their clients …

Amazon Web Services

Direct-to-consumer DNA testing service exposed customers’ data online: report | FierceHealthcare | 7/11/2019

… such as their likelihood of developing certain medical conditions. More than 3,000 user files remained accessible to the public on Amazon Web Services cloud-computer servers until July 1, when Vitagene was notified of the … and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) do not adequately address the emerging privacy concerns presented by these technologies, according to Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska …

UnitedHealth Group

Software Engineer (Salesforce) - Boston, MA or Austin, TX - UnitedHealth Group - Boston, MA | 10/4/2019

… all processes related to continuous integration, continuous delivery, and process automation. Enforce strict compliance and security requirements in accordance with HIPAA regulations and best practices. Develop automated deployment and monitoring of cloud infrastructure, web applications … your life’s best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion …

Nurse Practitioner House Calls - El Paso County, TX $5k SIGN ON Bonus for External Candidates - USA-TX-El Paso | 9/25/2019

… Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation’s largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses. We’re also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who are … topics such as disease process, medication and complianceComply with all HIPAA regulations and maintain security of protected health information (PHI)Since this position involves in - home visits, the ability to work autonomously and extensive travel …

Microsoft Health

Etica Inc. dba HIPAA Vault Makes the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies | PRWeb | 8/28/2019

Etica Inc. dba HIPAA Vault Makes the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies Share Article HIPAA Vault, a leading provider of HIPAA compliant cloud solutions makes the Inc 5000 list HIPAA Vault “Our … the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc …

Solving the Data Dilemma with Effective Information Governance | PR Newswire | 8/21/2019

… Reduces Risk and Saves Time “For many industries, a significant benefit of information governance includes data compliance. Laws such as HIPAA and GDPR set strict rules to protect personal information, invoking stiff penalties for organizations … the Inc. 5000 list eight consecutive years, is a 4X Microsoft Partner of the Year, the 1 ranked NYC area MSP, NJ Business of the Year, 5X WatchGuard Partner of the Year and one of …

CynergisTek

HHS Proposes Changes to Substance Abuse Data Disclosures | 8/27/2019

… providers unless the patient grants permission. Some healthcare associations and others had advocated changing the rule so it aligns with HIPAA to ease the sharing of data without a patient’s authorization. But the proposal stops … says privacy attorney David Holtzman of the security consulting firm CynergisTek. The proposed rule , issued by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and published Monday in the Federal Register, aims to improve care …

Longstanding Client Expands Relationship with CynergisTek to Amplify Vendor Security Management | Business Wire | 7/26/2019

AUSTIN, Texas- CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that one of its longest-standing customers has expanded its relationship with the company by adding the Vendor … adopted services to identify vulnerabilities and analyze risk to meet HIPAA requirements and ensure security weaknesses do not go undetected with its many supply chain partners. The organization now has three ongoing managed service partnerships …

Practice Fusion

Allscripts Close to Reaching Deal with DOJ for Health IT Certification, Anti-Kickback Statute, and HIPAA Issues | 8/17/2019

… M Health Law Digital Health Allscripts Close to Reaching Deal with DOJ for Health IT Certification, Anti-Kickback Statute, and HIPAA Issues Allscripts Close to Reaching Deal with DOJ for Health IT Certification, Anti-Kickback … into the regulatory compliance of one of its recent acquisitions, Practice Fusion. This news, combined with DOJ’s other recent successful enforcement actions against EHR companies, represents a trend and should be a warning that compliance …

Allscripts to pay $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, MU investigation & 13 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/15/2019

Practice Fusion’s compliance with HIPAA and the anti-kickback statute, according to company officials. 4. Andrew Trister, MD, PhD, has left his post in the special projects division of Apple’s health team to join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . 5. Allscripts reported bookings of $276 million in the second quarter of 2019, up 31 percent from $211 million during the same period in 2018. 6. Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer …

Amazon Health

Diving Deeper into Amazon Alexa’s HIPAA Compliance | 10/10/2019

By Adriana Krasniansky Share: Earlier this year, consumer technology company Amazon made waves in health care when it announced that its Alexa Skills Kit, a suite of tools for building voice programs, would be HIPAA compliant. Using the Alexa Skills Kit, companies could build voice experiences for Amazon Echo devices that communicate personal health information with patients. Amazon initially limited access to its HIPAA-updated voice platform to six health …

Cerner

Boston Software Systems Bridges the Digital Divide Between Legacy EMR and Cerner Millennium | PRWeb | 8/21/2019

Boston Software Systems Bridges the Digital Divide Between Legacy EMR and Cerner Millennium Share Article Complete Patient Appointment Data on Day One of Go-Live in Cerner For a myriad of reasons, appointment data rarely … automation. With an exclusive focus in healthcare, expert knowledge of HIPAA, PHI and security regulations, and entirely US-based support, Boston Software Systems accelerates the performance of data, eliminates technical complexity, cuts cost, and improves …

Boston Software Systems Bridges the Digital Divide Between Legacy EMR and Cerner Millennium | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 8/21/2019

… administrative processes. EHR Migration Success with Intelligent Automation of Appointment Data The Problem: The facility had recently implemented a new Cerner Millennium EHR. They had tens of thousands of patient appointments that could not be … automation. With an exclusive focus in healthcare, expert knowledge of HIPAA, PHI and security regulations, and entirely US-based support, Boston Software Systems accelerates the performance of data, eliminates technical complexity, cuts cost, and improves …

Bain Capital Ventures

Health IT companies Datica, Sansoro Health merge | FierceHealthcare | 6/27/2019

… startups to health systems and vendors. The platform meets compliance standards such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and HITRUST cybersecurity framework certification. Sansoro Health, launched in 2014, provides integration software for … compliant, cloud-based digital health solutions,” Yumin Choi, partner at Bain Capital Ventures, said in a statement. “Healthcare’s growing adoption of the cloud is inevitable, and that means increased use of patient data. We are …

Bain Capital

Health IT companies Datica, Sansoro Health merge | FierceHealthcare | 6/27/2019

… startups to health systems and vendors. The platform meets compliance standards such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and HITRUST cybersecurity framework certification. Sansoro Health, launched in 2014, provides integration software for … compliant, cloud-based digital health solutions,” Yumin Choi, partner at Bain Capital Ventures, said in a statement. “Healthcare’s growing adoption of the cloud is inevitable, and that means increased use of patient data. We are …

First Round Capital

Mint.com Founder Launches Vital To Triage America’s Healthcare With Tech | Health IT Outcomes | 4/26/2019

… software increasing productivity and improving patient health in hospital emergency rooms, today announces a $5.2 million Seed round Led by First Round Capital and Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ Venture). Vital uses artificial intelligence (AI) and … with a modern, no-training-required interface, while also meeting HIPAA compliance. It’s what people expect from consumer software, but rarely see in healthcare,” says Kopelman. “Turning massive amounts of complex and regulated data into …

Mint.com founder launches visual ER management software Vital | FierceBiotech | 4/25/2019

… visualizations and cloud-based software. Aaron Patzer’s new project, Vital, has launched with $5.2 million in seed money led by First Round Capital and Threshold Ventures, formerly known as DFJ. Its programs employ artificial intelligence … team of engineers and data scientists as it develops its HIPAA-compliant platform, which is rolling out now to replace what Patzer describes as the outdated and inefficient software seen in the ER today. It …

Meridian Street Capital

Mint.com Founder Launches Vital To Triage America’s Healthcare With Tech | Health IT Outcomes | 4/26/2019

… to bring its secure, cloud-based software to emergency rooms across the United States, the round also includes Bragiel Brothers, Meridian Street Capital, Refactor Capital, and SV Angel, with angel investment from Vivek Garipalli, CEO … with a modern, no-training-required interface, while also meeting HIPAA compliance. It’s what people expect from consumer software, but rarely see in healthcare,” says Kopelman. “Turning massive amounts of complex and regulated data into …

Mint.com founder launches visual ER management software Vital | FierceBiotech | 4/25/2019

Meridian Street Capital, Refactor Capital and SV Angel, alongside angel investments from CloverHealth CEO Vivek Garipalli as well as Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg, the founders of Flatiron Health. Vital plans to use the money to build out its team of engineers and data scientists as it develops its HIPAA-compliant platform, which is rolling out now to replace what Patzer describes as the outdated and inefficient software seen in …

Refactor Capital

Startup Call9 shutting down operations for telehealth services to nursing homes | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2019

… care coordination business, discontinued operations last June. CloudMine, a company that offered the ability to build digital apps through a HIPAA-compliant cloud-based healthcare platform, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in November. Peck told … to CNBC. Investors in Call9 included Redmile Group, Index Ventures, Refactor Capital and Y Combinator …

Mint.com Founder Launches Vital To Triage America’s Healthcare With Tech | Health IT Outcomes | 4/26/2019

… secure, cloud-based software to emergency rooms across the United States, the round also includes Bragiel Brothers, Meridian Street Capital, Refactor Capital, and SV Angel, with angel investment from Vivek Garipalli, CEO of CloverHealth; and … with a modern, no-training-required interface, while also meeting HIPAA compliance. It’s what people expect from consumer software, but rarely see in healthcare,” says Kopelman. “Turning massive amounts of complex and regulated data into …

Accel Partners

ForgeRock Delivers Open Banking and PSD2 Accelerators to Speed Deployment and Reduce Costs of Compliance | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/25/2019

HIPAA, FCC privacy, etc.), and leverage the Internet-of-Things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, TomTom, and Pearson, as well as governments such as Norway, New Zealand, and Belgium, among many others. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, ForgeRock has offices in Austin, London, Bristol, Grenoble, Munich, Paris, Oslo, Singapore, Sydney and Vancouver, Washington. ForgeRock is privately held, backed by leading global venture capital firms Accel Partners

Google Ventures

Centene Leads $60M Round for Behavioral Health Platform Quartet | HIT Consultant | 6/15/2019

… raised $60 million in Series D funding led by Centene Corporation, and returning investors F-Prime Capital Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Oak HC/FT, and Polaris Partners. The latest round brings total funding raised … products and services built for the provider community. Through a HIPAA-compliant technology platform, Quartet supports collaborative care teams at the local level, placing both primary care and mental health providers at the center of …

Signaling Industry-Wide Shift to Integrated Mental Health, Quartet Announces Capital Raise and Strategic Partnership with Leading Medicaid Provider | Business Wire | 6/14/2019

… the integration of mental health and primary care through scalable products and services built for the provider community. Through a HIPAA-compliant technology platform, Quartet supports collaborative care teams at the local level, placing both … Corporation, and returning investors F-Prime Capital Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Oak HC/FT, and Polaris Partners – will fuel continued growth as the company works to help ensure people with mental health conditions get …

Foundation Capital

Venafi and GlobalSign Partner to Expand Machine Identity Protection in DevOps Environments | Business Wire | 5/16/2019

… Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other audit frameworks. “This integration enables DevOps teams to automate the procurement and … retailers. Venafi is backed by top-tier investors, including TCV, Foundation Capital, Intel Capital, QuestMark Partners, Mercato Partners, and NextEquity. For more information, visit www.venafi.com About GMO GlobalSign GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted …

Can the law be copyrighted? TechCrunch | 5/13/2019

… Y Combinator’s accelerator program in 2017 and so far have announced $785,000 in funding from angel investors, Y Combinator and Foundation Capital. Brothers Scott and Garrett Reynolds, who founded UpCodes to streamline building code compliance … a medical code set that is required by Medicare and HIPAA and appears in the Federal Register. Practice Management claimed that this meant AMA’s copyright was invalid, but the Ninth Circuit disagreed, writing in its …

Morgan Stanley

Benefit Operations Supervisor - Tampa - USA-FL-Tampa | 7/15/2019

Profile CoAd Summary: CoAdvantage, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity, provides human resource solutions to small and mid-sized businesses. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, CoAdvantage serves approximately 4000 clients representing more than … plans for CoAdvantage. Ensures compliance with Section 125, FSA, COBRA, HIPAA, and FMLA as well as other applicable state and federal benefit laws. The Supervisor, Benefits will manage all Senior associates within the Benefits Department …

Livongo Plots a Digital Health IPO to Raise $100 Million: Brainstorm Health | Fortune | 6/29/2019

… to help treat and prevent conditions such as diabetes – filed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) documents for a public offering . Morgan Stanley , Goldman Sachs , and J.P. Morgan are all in as book managers for the … Fitbit, and certain Samsung products, following an earlier offering on HIPAA-compliant Amazon Alexa devices. 2019 is expected to be a big year for digital health public offerings. Peloton, maker of the high-end, digitally …

Eniac Ventures

MedCrypt Announces $5.3 M Series A Funding Round | 5/8/2019

… medical device cybersecurity software provider, announces a $5.3 million Series A funding round led by Section 32 , with participation from Eniac Ventures and Y Combinator. MedCrypt was part of Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 batch. Mike … us further develop our technology and expand our team.” The HIPAA Security Rule has been in effect for 14 years, aiming to protect electronic health data, yet a new study from CynergisTek reports the healthcare …

As concerns over medical device security rise, MedCrypt raises $5.3 million | TechCrunch | 5/7/2019

Joining Maris’ firm were previous investors Eniac Ventures and Y Combinator itself. “Internet-connected medical technology is entering the market at light speed, calling for devices to be secure by design, which leads to a … industry has only managed to achieve 72% compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule for protecting patient data, according to an April report from CynergisTek . Investors have recognized the problem and are investing more into companies …

HCA

Digital Disruption in Healthcare - Six Ways to Engage Patients for Better Consumer and Provider Outcomes: A Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare, LLC | PRWeb | 10/3/2019

Digital Disruption in Healthcare - Six Ways to Engage Patients for Better Consumer and Provider Outcomes: A Healthcare Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare, LLC Share Article The healthcare industry in America is facing profound structural change … patient experience assessments, intelligent collection workflows and enterprise analytics, all HIPAA, PCI, HITRUST, SOC2 audited 6. End to end coherence of data, process, point solutions, analytics and management for a One Bed, One Bill experience …

Kirby Lester KL-SR Secure Robot For Retail Pharmacy Prescription Dispensing | PRWeb | 8/22/2019

Kirby Lester KL-SR Secure Robot For Retail Pharmacy Prescription Dispensing Share Article Kirby Lester, pharmacy automation by Capsa Healthcare, announces the KL-SR, a breakthrough technology for prescription filling in busy community pharmacies KL … 27001:2013 certified, meeting the highest standards for cyber-security and HIPAA compliance. The Kirby Lester KL-SR will be featured at the upcoming NACDS Total Store Expo (Aug. 24-26, Boston, MA). For more information, visit …

Mayo Clinic

How do you get providers to comply with patient record requests? This group launched star ratings | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

HIPAA Privacy Rule regulations and guidance on the Right of Access. To date, the scorecard rates the specific performance by name of 51 providers in responding to genuine patient access requests. Many of the low scorers are also some of the biggest names in healthcare. Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Stanford Health Care and Northwest Memorial Hospital all received one star on their scorecard. The hospitals did not …

Ciitizen launches scorecard to rate providers on patient data access | MedCity News | 8/19/2019

… and providers are scored on a one to five star scale based on whether response to data requests fit with HIPAA regulations and OCR’s Right of Access guidance . Bonus stars were also awarded to providers … Central Park Hematology and Oncology in New York and the Mayo Clinic’s Arizona Campus. On the other end of the spectrum were providers like Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, Northwestern Memorial Hospital …

Kaiser Permanente

(USA-CA-San Jose) Emergency Department Technician I - Grade 180 | 9/8/2019

Kaiser Permanente Emergency Department Technician I - Grade 180 in San Jose , California Under direct supervision of the physician and/or designee, assists in examination and treatment of patients. Essential Responsibilities: Performs within the scope and training of the EDT, and consistent State/ Federal regulations including EMTALA, HIPAA and other applicable regulations, including patient confidentiality and risk management. Provision of competent patient care, for all ages, acuities and conditions in the …

(USA-CA-San Jose) Emergency Dept Technician I - Grade 180 | 9/8/2019

Kaiser Permanente Emergency Dept Technician I - Grade 180 in San Jose , California Under direct supervision of the physician and/or designee, assists in examination and treatment of patients. Essential Responsibilities: Performs within the scope and training of the EDT, and consistent State/ Federal regulations including EMTALA, HIPAA and other applicable regulations, including patient confidentiality and risk management. Provision of competent patient care, for all ages, acuities and conditions in the …

St. Joseph Health

(USA-CA-Mission Viejo) LVN Lead | 9/7/2019

Job Information St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health LVN Lead in Mission Viejo , California Job Summary: Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Supervisor/ Manager and/or Director, this position supports the clinical department … but not limited to patient/family education, while adhering to HIPAA standards. • Administers medications and treatments (within scope of practice) per provider orders, adhering to group standards and accepted standards of care. • In collaboration with …

(USA-CA-Diamond Bar) Clinic Licensed Vocational Nurse | 8/29/2019

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Clinic Licensed Vocational Nurse in Diamond Bar , California Job Summary: Under general supervision of LVN Supervisor/ Clinical Manager, assists in providing patient care within the scope of practice outlined by … but not limited to family/patient education, while adhering to HIPAA standards and safety. 20% Anticipates patient care needs and consults with provider as needed 5% Supports non-licensed staff and other departments by providing …

Atrium Health

Why You Should Take A Peek At Your Doctor’s Notes On Your Health | Kaiser Health News | 6/19/2019

… health information technology. In the years after reading her doctor’s notes, DeSalvo kept that experience in mind as she helped Atrium Health implement a system that allows doctors to share clinical notes. /p p Many … script p The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which has been the law since 1996, allows patients to review and get copies of their medical records. /p p But researcher Dr. Harlan …

Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT | 6/19/2019

… health information technology. In the years after reading her doctor’s notes, DeSalvo kept that experience in mind as she helped Atrium Health implement a system that allows doctors to share clinical notes. Many patients go … research group. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which has been the law since 1996, allows patients to review and get copies of their medical records. But researcher Dr. Harlan Krumholz said …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny | HealthIT Security | 8/20/2019

HIPAA and Compliance News OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny While some leaders have speculated that OCR has lessened its enforcement of HIPAA, Beazley finds the agency has remained active and smaller … devices. The researchers also noted that the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center settlement provided insight into how OCR exercises its authority on imposing civil monetary penalties. MD Anderson was handed a $4 million …

Allscripts to pay $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, MU investigation & 13 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/15/2019

HIPAA and the anti-kickback statute, according to company officials. 4. Andrew Trister, MD, PhD, has left his post in the special projects division of Apple’s health team to join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . 5. Allscripts reported bookings of $276 million in the second quarter of 2019, up 31 percent from $211 million during the same period in 2018. 6. Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center and international pharmaceutical …

One Medical

OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny | HealthIT Security | 8/20/2019

HIPAA and Compliance News OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny While some leaders have speculated that OCR has lessened its enforcement of HIPAA, Beazley finds the agency has remained active and smaller … million in payments for noncompliance. Dig Deeper OCR Settles with Touchstone Medical for $3M After Health Data Breach In 2017, the average payment was $1.9 million, the report showed. BBR also found OCR is taking …

Health Data Breaches Leave Businesses Exposed to Hefty Fines | PRWeb | 8/13/2019

Health Data Breaches Leave Businesses Exposed to Hefty Fines Share Article Businesses with access to patient health data risk HIPAA violations that can lead to steep federal and state penalties. Elliot Dinkin, president of Cowden … recently announced a settlement imposing $3 million in fines on Touchstone Medical Imaging. A 2014 data breach revealed that the medical office violated numerous HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) policies. The …

Providence St. Joseph Health

Here’s how Microsoft is using healthcare partnerships to buoy its cloud services | Business Insider | 7/9/2019

… Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here . Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health announced a multiyear strategic partnership that will lean on the tech … for healthcare clients with new software options, including three new HIPAA-enabled machine learning tools. The bigger picture: We expect health systems to continue leaning on tech companies’ experience moving and analyzing huge amounts of …

Microsoft and Providence St. Joseph Health ink major strategic partnership - MedCity News | 7/8/2019

… 8, 2019 at 4:12 PM Shares 0 Microsoft has announced a multi-year partnership with Renton, Washington-based health system Providence St. Joseph Health to leverage the tech company’s strengths in cloud computing and AI … and secure sharing of personal health information. These include new HIPAA-compliant secure communications tools for healthcare teams to better coordinate and collaborate, as well as a customizable bot that can be used to build …

University of Chicago Medical Center

Google, UChicago Medicine Sued for Alleged Patient Privacy Violation | HealthIT Security | 7/1/2019

HIPAA and Compliance News Google, UChicago Medicine Sued for Alleged Patient Privacy Violation A class-action lawsuit accuses the UChicago Medicine and Google of violating patient privacy, by sharing thousands of patient records – without removing personal identifiers, according to a New York Times report. By Jessica Davis July 01, 2019 - The University of Chicago Medical Center (UChicago Medicine) has been sued in a potential class-action lawsuit, for allegedly sharing …

Google, University of Chicago named in suit charging misuse of patient data | Healthcare IT News | 7/1/2019

Google, the University of Chicago Medical Center and University of Chicago are listed as defendants in a class action suit that alleges they failed to properly de-identify sensitive patient medical data. WHY IT MATTERS … injunction requiring the University of Chicago to comply with all HIPAA de-identification regulations, enjoining the organization from disclosing identifiable patient medical records to third parties without first obtaining consent. It also calls for an …

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny | HealthIT Security | 8/20/2019

HIPAA and Compliance News OCR Maintaining HIPAA Enforcement, Small Breaches Face Greater Scrutiny While some leaders have speculated that OCR has lessened its enforcement of HIPAA, Beazley finds the agency has remained active and smaller … assessments around its devices. The researchers also noted that the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center settlement provided insight into how OCR exercises its authority on imposing civil monetary penalties. MD Anderson was handed …

HIPAA Encryption Requirements or Best Practices - The Fox Group | 5/2/2019

HIPAA Encryption Requirements or Best Practices Last Updated Email HIPAA Encryption requirements? Not really! To be sure, encryption may not always be directly required, but it is often best practices. When it comes to HIPAA … of Civil Rights (OCR) issued a $4.3 million fine to University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in part, for no encryption. Similarly, Fresenius Medical North America picked up a $3.5 million fine , and lack …

Cigna

SpaKinect CEO Speaking On Emerging Telehealth Market: Medical Spas and Aesthetic Medicine | PRWeb | 9/11/2019

… highly effective, efficient, and scalable TeleHealth ecosystem. With our real time delivery of treatment approvals and our easy to use HIPAA compliant TeleHealth software, our platform creates an environment of compliance and accountability. Learn more … features 60+ speakers from UnitedHealth, Berkshire Hathaway, NBC Comcast, Anthem, Cigna, NextGen, Salesforce, Zenefits, Medstars, two telehealth law panels, an investor roundtable, 1-minute open mic pitches, and more. Peel back the hype, explore high …

Doctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue? | Kaiser Health News | 7/29/2019

Cigna Corp. can manage their health improvement goals and earn wellness incentives with Alexa. And Alexa helps people who use Omron Healthcare’s blood pressure monitor, HeartGuide, track their readings. /p p But a flood of new opportunities are emerging since Alexa won permission to a href=”https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/04/amazon-alexa-launches-its-first-hipaa-compliant-medical-skills/” use protected patient health records /a controlled under the U.S. privacy law …

Premera Blue Cross

Judge approves $74M Premera Blue Cross data breach settlement | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/6/2019

A federal district judge has approved a $74 million settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit against Premera Blue Cross for a 2014 data breach, according to the HIPAA Journal . At the time, Premera Blue Cross was alerted that vulnerabilities existed in its network. However, the insurer failed to take action and more than 10.6 million patient records were exposed. Per the settlement, Premera Blue Cross will set aside $32 …

Premera Blue Cross to pay $10M to 30 states over 2014 data breach | FierceHealthcare | 7/12/2019

Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, has agreed to pay $10 million to 30 states following an investigation into a data breach that exposed confidential information on more than … program and hiring a compliance officer with a background in HIPAA compliance and providing security training to all employees who handle personal information and protected health information. RELATED: Medical imaging company to pay $3M to …

Aetna

Director, Software & Mobile Security - Aetna - Hartford, CT | 8/23/2019

… technology requirements. Maintains currency with government and regulatory affairs interpreting legislation in a security context to ensure company compliance. (e.g. HIPAA, GLBA, SOX) Designs, implements and deploys information security policies, procedures and guidelines. Continually evaluate … Position: Yes Percent of Travel Required: 10 - 25% EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this …

Apple, Eli Lilly research whether devices can detect dementia signs | Healthcare Dive | 8/8/2019

… a slew of platforms including an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and a Beddit sleep monitoring device, then stored on a HIPAA-compliant Evidation platform. Researchers had access to the data through a secure network called … the tech to their beneficiaries. The list includes CVS-owned Aetna and potentially a number of privately-owned Medicare Advantage plans . Additionally, as the site of care moves increasingly to the home , sensors that predict …

Humana

Senior Counsel - Data Privacy, HIPAA at Humana (Miami, FL) | 10/2/2019

Humana is seeking a passionate, collaborative and driven Data Privacy (HIPAA) Attorney. This is a key position within the Law Department that will support the team primarily responsible for legal advice in the areas of data privacy, data security and cyber security. Join the Humana Privacy Team and serve as legal counsel and subject matter expert on privacy, data security and cyber matters throughout Humana’s family of companies. Use innovative …

Senior Counsel - Data Privacy, HIPAA at Humana (Boston, MA) | 10/2/2019

Humana is seeking a passionate, collaborative and driven Data Privacy (HIPAA) Attorney. This is a key position within the Law Department that will support the team primarily responsible for legal advice in the areas of data privacy, data security and cyber security. Join the Humana Privacy Team and serve as legal counsel and subject matter expert on privacy, data security and cyber matters throughout Humana’s family of companies. Use innovative …

Health Net

How state AGs are ramping up general HIPAA enforcement | 8/19/2019

Print State AGs look to ramp up general HIPAA enforcement Efforts by the federal Office of Civil Rights to investigate data breaches at are of great concern to security and compliance officers at . That can … was undertaken in 2010 by the Connecticut attorney general against Health Net for the theft of a portable hard drive and notification delay. About 446,000 Connecticut residents were affected, costing Health Net $250,000. In 2011 …

EHR snooping: Best efforts to bust, punish and prevent it | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/31/2019

Health Network in Pittsburgh, where she inappropriately disclosed patient health information yet again. In addition to her prison sentence, Ms. Kalina faces three years of probation. HHS’ HIPAA privacy and security rules require hospitals and health systems to implement sanctions against staff members who violate privacy and security policies, such as EHR snooping. However, the office leaves the responsibility of determining appropriate punishment up to the healthcare organizations, an OCR …

Martin's Point Health Care

Martin’s Point Health Care replaces legacy AV with Endgame | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

… ARLINGTON, Va. , Dec. Endgame, the leader in endpoint protection against targeted attacks, today announced it has won a contract with Martin’s Point Health Care (MPHC), a non-profit primary health care and health insurance provider … protecting critical patient health records and ensuring regulatory compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and PCI DSS. In addition, keeping pace with a constant onslaught of targeted attacks is a key priority …

Martin’s Point Health Care replaces legacy AV with Endgame | PR Newswire | 12/11/2017

Martin’s Point Health Care replaces legacy AV with Endgame Health provider with 18 US locations chooses Endgame to protect against targeted attacks News provided by 08:45 ET Share this article ARLINGTON, Va. Endgame, the leader … protecting critical patient health records and ensuring regulatory compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and PCI DSS. In addition, keeping pace with a constant onslaught of targeted attacks is a key priority …

Centene Corp

Centene Leads $60M Round for Behavioral Health Platform Quartet | HIT Consultant | 6/15/2019

… platform-funding/. Captcha Submit Quartet , an NYC-based innovative healthcare technology and services company has announced a strategic partnership with Centene Corporation to ensure the most vulnerable populations have access to mental healthcare. In addition … products and services built for the provider community. Through a HIPAA-compliant technology platform, Quartet supports collaborative care teams at the local level, placing both primary care and mental health providers at the center of …

Signaling Industry-Wide Shift to Integrated Mental Health, Quartet Announces Capital Raise and Strategic Partnership with Leading Medicaid Provider | Business Wire | 6/14/2019

NEW YORK- Quartet, an innovative health care technology and services company, today announced a strategic partnership with Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) to ensure the most vulnerable populations have access to mental health care. Medicaid, which … products and services built for the provider community. Through a HIPAA-compliant technology platform, Quartet supports collaborative care teams at the local level, placing both primary care and mental health providers at the center of …

CareCentrix

Compromise by Proxy? Why You Should Be Losing Sleep Tonight | Inc.com | ZDNet | 6/20/2019

… sometimes fourth-party debt collection agency was ongoing. It affected at least five different labs: Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp, BioReference Laboratories, Carecentrix, and Sunrise Laboratories. The companies used AMCA as their customer bill payment portal. During … may be the result of AMCA’s failure to comply with HIPAA legislation. We need to get a little granular here. As a third-party vendor to a HIPAA covered entity, AMCA would almost certainly be …

Data breach forces medical debt collector AMCA to file for bankruptcy protection | ZDNet | 6/19/2019

… 2018, to March 30, 2019, resulting in the theft of information from corporate clients including Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp, BioReference Laboratories, Carecentrix, and Sunrise Laboratories. Security Cyberwar and the future of cybersecurity (free PDF download) The … claim that there was an unnecessary delay in informing victims, HIPAA standards may not have been met, and a lack of adequate security may not have been in place to protect their personal information. US …

CareSource

Dayton area’s second-largest company names new executive | The Business Journals | 6/25/2019

One of the Dayton area’s largest companies has added a new executive to its leadership team. CareSource , a non-profit health insurer based in Dayton, named Devon Valencia as its next chief information officer. She … manage the implementation of system enhancements and serve as the HIPAA security officer to ensure compliance with all applicable provisions. She will report directly to CareSource President and CEO Erhardt Preitauer . “We are excited to …

CareSource Names Devon Valencia Chief Information Officer | PR Newswire | 6/25/2019

DAYTON, Ohio , June 25, CareSource, a nonprofit health plan, has named a new executive to its leadership team. Devon Valencia has been named Chief Information Officer. Valencia is a highly respected senior IT executive with … manage the implementation of system enhancements and serve as the HIPAA security officer to ensure compliance with all applicable provision. She will report directly to CareSource President & CEO, Erhardt Preitauer . “We are excited to bring …

Independence Blue Cross

Deals, program launches headline digital health payer news during Q2 2019 | MobiHealthNews | 7/19/2019

… example of the latter came at the very start of the quarter when Amazon announced and unveiled the first six HIPAA-compliant Alexa skills . Alongside those released by providers was a skill from Cigna that … to members and patients. In June, a joint venture between Independence Blue Cross and Comcast finally pulled the curtains back on its own unique virtual care support platform. Called Quil Health , the company’s new CEO …

Independence Blue Cross empowers members to “Achieve with Independence” | PR Newswire | 10/13/2017

Independence Blue Cross empowers members to “Achieve with Independence” New technology-based tools and programs provide motivation to live healthy News provided by Oct 13, 2017, 09:45 PHILADELPHIA , Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Independence Blue Cross … personalized communications between Independence and its members through a secure, HIPAA-compliant channel. “We are dedicated to bringing unique digital capabilities to employers and members throughout the region and nationwide, and teaming up with likeminded …

Ken Vander

InfoMC Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements | PRWeb | 8/8/2019

… companies, like ours, are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Jeffrey Branagh, CTO at InfoMC. “The HITRUST CSF is … people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. About InfoMC InfoMC is a healthcare technology company delivering a person-centered, collaborative care platform to payers, health …

SecurityMetrics Expands Healthcare Information Security Offerings with HITRUST Assessor Designation | PR Newswire | 7/23/2019

… security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing organizations in order to comply with healthcare ( HIPAA , HITECH), third-party ( PCI , COBIT), government (NIST, FTC) and other industry specific regulations and … their customers confidence in the protection of their information,” said Ken Vander Wal , Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The company’s long-standing expertise and leadership in IT privacy and security solutions make it a perfect addition …

Alex Azar

HIPAA waiver issued to 3 states ahead of Hurricane Dorian | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/4/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued a limited waiver of HIPAA sanctions and penalties for hospitals and health systems in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina due to Hurricane Dorian, according to the HIPAA Journal . The HIPAA waiver announcement followed Mr. Azar’s public health emergency warning. Hospitals and health systems must have implemented their disaster protocol to qualify for the HIPAA waiver. Additionally, the waiver only applies for up to 72 hours …

Secretary of HHS Announces Limited HIPAA Waiver due to Hurricane Dorian | 9/4/2019

Alex Azar, also declared in North Carolina, retroactive to September 1, 2019. Secretary Azar’s announcement comes as the US mainland prepares for Hurricane Dorian to make landfall. The declaration was accompanied by the announcement of a limited waiver of HIPAA sanctions and penalties for specific provisions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, as mandated by the Project Bioshield Act of 2004 of the Social Security Act. The waiver only applies in …

Mackenzie Garrity

OCR settles 1st HIPAA Right of Access case with Bayfront | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/10/2019

OCR settles 1st HIPAA Right of Access case with Bayfront Mackenzie Garrity - Print Email The Office for Civil Rights issued its first settlement Sept. 9 for its Right of Access Initiative, a rule which requires hospitals to provide patients with copies of their medical records promptly and without being overcharged. Bayfront Health St. Petersburg (Fla.) agreed to pay $85,000 for violating the Right of Access rule. The OCR began investigating …

LabCorp hit with class-action lawsuit following data breach that exposed data of 7.7M people | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/20/2019

LabCorp hit with class-action lawsuit following data breach that exposed data of 7.7M people Mackenzie Garrity - Print Email A class-action lawsuit was filed on June 13 in the U.S. District Court in Kansas … list of the consumers affected. The lawsuit claims LabCorp violated HIPAA by failing to protect its consumers’ data, The Kansas City Star reports. AMCA has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to the data breach …

Andrea Park

UCHealth launches conversational AI-powered virtual assistant for Amazon Echo | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/8/2019

UCHealth launches conversational AI-powered virtual assistant for Amazon Echo Andrea Park - Print Email UCHealth launched a skill for the Amazon Echo that allows users to ask the Aurora, Colo.-based system’s virtual assistant, Livi … each use, according to UCHealth CIO Steve Hess, but the HIPAA-compliant tool will not offer diagnoses or professional advice. After adding the skill, Echo users can access Livi by saying, “Alexa, ask UCHealth.” The …

Uber, Grand Rounds partner to help employers, health plans provide free transportation to appointments | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2019

Uber, Grand Rounds partner to help employers, health plans provide free transportation to appointments Andrea Park - Print Email Uber Health launched a new partnership with Grand Rounds, a San Francisco-based health tech startup connecting … care, according to Dan Trigub, head of Uber Health, the HIPAA-compliant offshoot of the popular ridesharing service. More articles about health IT …

Roger Severino

HHS Gives Dental Practice Posting PHI on Yelp a Bad Review | 10/3/2019

… Yelp reviews by disclosing patient names and other health information has gotten a bad review from federal regulators: A $10,000 HIPAA monetary settlement and a corrective action plan. See Also: Live Webinar Embracing Digital Risk … the place for providers to discuss a patient’s care,” said Roger Severino, OCR director. “Doctors and dentists must think carefully about patient privacy before responding to online reviews.” Corrective Action Elite agreed to a corrective …

HHS OCR Clarifies Direct HIPAA Liability of Business Associates | HealthIT Security | 5/28/2019

HIPAA and Compliance News HHS OCR Clarifies Direct HIPAA Liability of Business Associates The Office for Civil Rights released a new fact sheet outlining all of the HIPAA and HITECH provisions for which business associates … fact sheet clearly explaining a business associate’s liability,” OCR Director Roger Severino said in a statement. “We want to make it as easy as possible for regulated entities to understand, and comply with, their obligations …

Lisa Murkowski

Senate Tech Task Force Convenes, Focused on Data Privacy Concerns | HealthIT Security | 7/22/2019

Lisa Murkowski, R-Arkansas, produced proposed legislation to close gaps in HIPAA and curb the privacy risks found in health apps. Dig Deeper API-Driven Ecosystem Poses Privacy, Security Concerns, AMIA Tells ONC Throughout the year, Congress has expressed increasing concerns with privacy and security risks posed third-party apps, social media giants , and other large technology companies, like Google. Apps lack many of the consumer regulations that would ensure …

Some providers fear ‘brave new world’ of freed patient health data - POLITICO | 7/15/2019

… they export their data into an outside app, patients need to know that it will no longer be protected by HIPAA, and that the data “could be sold, and could be re-purposed, and could … sharing their data irresponsibly. Last month Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Lisa Murkowski introduced the Protecting Personal Health Data Act which would require HHS to establish regulations for consumer apps and genetic testing kits to protect …

Amy Klobuchar

Senate Tech Task Force Convenes, Focused on Data Privacy Concerns | HealthIT Security | 7/22/2019

Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Arkansas, produced proposed legislation to close gaps in HIPAA and curb the privacy risks found in health apps. Dig Deeper API-Driven Ecosystem Poses Privacy, Security Concerns, AMIA Tells ONC Throughout the year, Congress has expressed increasing concerns with privacy and security risks posed third-party apps, social media giants , and other large technology companies, like Google. Apps lack many of the …

Some providers fear ‘brave new world’ of freed patient health data - POLITICO | 7/15/2019

… they export their data into an outside app, patients need to know that it will no longer be protected by HIPAA, and that the data “could be sold, and could be re-purposed, and could … that patients aren’t sharing their data irresponsibly. Last month Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Lisa Murkowski introduced the Protecting Personal Health Data Act which would require HHS to establish regulations for consumer apps and genetic testing …

Simpson Thacher

Simpson Thacher Enhances Healthcare Practice With Addition of Regulatory Counsel Vanessa K. Burrows | 4/22/2019

22/04/2019 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Vanessa K. Burrows, a healthcare regulatory lawyer, has joined the Firms Washington, D.C. office as Counsel. With deep experience involving Food and Drug Administration and other healthcare … clients with respect to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, health privacy and security issues, fraud and abuse compliance, pharmacy law, cannabis matters, and public health matters. Vanessa will be a great addition …

Simpson Thacher Enhances Healthcare Practice With Addition of Regulatory Counsel Vanessa K. Burrows | Business Wire | 4/22/2019

NEW YORK & WASHINGTON- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Vanessa K. Burrows, a healthcare regulatory lawyer, has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office as Counsel. With deep experience involving Food and Drug Administration and … clients with respect to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, health privacy and security issues, fraud and abuse compliance, pharmacy law, cannabis matters, and public health matters. “Vanessa will be a great addition …

Vanessa K. Burrows

Simpson Thacher Enhances Healthcare Practice With Addition of Regulatory Counsel Vanessa K. Burrows | 4/22/2019

22/04/2019 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Vanessa K. Burrows, a healthcare regulatory lawyer, has joined the Firms Washington, D.C. office as Counsel. With deep experience involving Food and Drug Administration and other healthcare … clients with respect to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, health privacy and security issues, fraud and abuse compliance, pharmacy law, cannabis matters, and public health matters. Vanessa will be a great addition …

Simpson Thacher Enhances Healthcare Practice With Addition of Regulatory Counsel Vanessa K. Burrows | Business Wire | 4/22/2019

NEW YORK & WASHINGTON- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced today that Vanessa K. Burrows, a healthcare regulatory lawyer, has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office as Counsel. With deep experience involving Food and Drug Administration and … clients with respect to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, health privacy and security issues, fraud and abuse compliance, pharmacy law, cannabis matters, and public health matters. “Vanessa will be a great addition …

Rick Poulton

Allscripts agrees to $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, meaningful use investigations | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/9/2019

Allscripts agrees to $145M settlement over Practice Fusion HIPAA, meaningful use investigations Jackie Drees - Print Email Allscripts has reached a tentative agreement with the Department of Justice to pay $145 million to settle investigations of … had begun investigations into practices of the company, Allscripts President Rick Poulton said during an Aug. 8 call with investment analysts. “The main focus [of the investigations] has been on actions that have occurred prior …

Allscripts reports Q2 results, $145M settlement agreement with DOJ | FierceHealthcare | 8/9/2019

… of Justice to pay $145 million to settle an investigation into Practice Fusion’s compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and HIPAA, company officials said during a second-quarter earnings call on Thursday. Practice Fusion, an … remain active with many of our industry competitors,” Allscripts President Rick Poulton said during the earnings call on Thursday. After Allscripts acquired Practice Fusion, the DOJ investigations continued to expand and required expanding levels of …