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HHS issues letter to providers on disclosures under HIPAA privacy to avert threats to health or safety

HHS has recently issued letter to providers on disclosures to avert threats to health or safety Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule does not prevent your ability to disclose necessary information about a patient to law enforcement, family members of the patient, or other

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Healthcare IT Sales & Marketing Consultant

Job Description This is a commission driven position with unlimited earning potential. The individual will be responsible for developing new business and managing existing accounts, prospecting for new business/lead generation, business development , targeting key accounts, building relationships with new clients, setting appointments and uncovering new opportunities

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Former Owners of Medical Billing Practice, Pathology Groups Agree to Pay $140,000 to Settle Claims that Patients’ Health Information was Disposed of at Georgetown Dump

Defendants Agree to Take Additional Steps to Prevent Future Data Security Violations Former owners of a Marblehead-based medical billing practice and four pathology groups have agreed to collectively pay $140,000, settling allegations that sensitive medical records and confidential billing information for tens of thousands of Massachusetts patients

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HHS announces first HIPAA breach settlement involving less than 500 patients

The Hospice of North Idaho (HONI) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) $50,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule.  This is the first settlement involving a breach of unprotected

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Protected: Top EHR Security Best Practices

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Massachusetts provider settles HIPAA case for $1.5 million

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (collectively referred to as “MEEI”) has agreed to pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) $1.5 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

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Healthcare security learning game

ONC’s Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) announces the release of its first Web-based security training module, CyberSecure: Your Medical Practice. The security training module uses a game format that requires users to respond to privacy and security challenges often faced in a typical small medical

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EHR 2.0 Celebrates National Health IT Week from September 10-14, 2012

  Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, EHR 2.0 and others across the U.S.

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Meaningful Use Stage 2: Security Considerations

Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria beginning in 2014 has included several explicit and implicit security requirements which must be met by eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to qualify for incentive payments. Recommendations on Stage 2 criteria from the Health IT Policy Committee

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EHR 2.0 to participate in Health IT Fair on October 5th, 2012

As part of our ongoing commitment to the new graduates,  EHR 2.0 is proud to be part of the ecosystem that develops, nurtures and provides opportunities for future health IT professionals. EHR 2.0 strongly believes in providing opportunities for students graduating from new health IT program.  EHR 2.0 announces participation in the

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