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  • How IT is Changing the Way Healthcare Manages Big Data

    The healthcare industry is a great example of how we see technology changing the way big data can be managed to benefit everyone. Big data is a term that describes data sets, or the large volume of data, that we use everyday but which are so complex that traditional data processing application software is inadequate […]

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  • HIPAA Compliance Checklist

    HIPAA Compliance Checklist HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance is designed to protect patient privacy and set standards for how medical records can be shared and how they must be safeguarded. HIPAA compliance isn’t just for those directly within the healthcare industry, however. Nearly anyone dealing with electronic Protected Health Information (PHI) including doctors, […]

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  • 6 Steps to Avoid HIPAA Fines

    Avoid HIPAA Fines

    In 2016 we will see more HIPAA audits and increased HIPAA fines. In 2015, there were 10 times more audits than in the last 10 years combined and currently 70% of healthcare organizations would fail an audit. This article in Healthcare IT News is an indication of what’s coming. Here are the 6 Steps to […]

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  • HIPAA Compliance Assessment and Risk Analysis

    Avoid HIPAA Fines

    HIPAA Compliance Assessment and Risk Analysis The HIPAA assessment can include documentation for a number of different modules.  There is a link to download a FREE HIPAA Assessment tool below. HIPAA Policies & Procedures The Policy and Procedures are the best practices that our industry experts have formulated to comply with the technical requirements of […]

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  • Security Breach Report 2014

    Security Breach Report 2014 Breaches Doubled in 2014, Financial Losses up 34% The security breach report showed that security breaches doubled in 2014, are on the rise, and it is no surprise to find that as the number of information security incidents continues to mount, so do financial losses. The 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) […]

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  • How Was Anthem Hacked?

    How Was Anthem Hacked? And How You Protect Yourself and Your Business It was Malware & other Tools I’m sure you’ve heard Anthem was hacked (Blue Cross Blue Shield), and we’ve been asked numerous times “How Was Anthem Hacked?” According to this Wall Street Journal article, “the Anthem hack relied on malware and tools that have been used […]

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  • Meaningful Use Stage 2 Lab Results Project for Medical/Healthcare

    Meaningful Use Stage 2 Lab Results Project for Medical/Healthcare How to automate lab results uploads from third-party medical vendors To meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 Lab Results criteria, a client came to us to solve the technical problem of automating transfer of lab results. They came to us at the beginning of last week with a […]

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