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OCR COVID-19 Webinar OCR COVID-19 Webinar

OCR COVID-19 Webinar

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The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is holding a free Webinar for health information technology (HIT) stakeholders on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy and security issues related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and recent OCR actions related to the pandemic.

Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic

Using non-traditional technology for telehealth during COVID-19 Pandemic

Issue Brief for implementing commercial applications for telehealth consistent with March 2020 OCR Guidance

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HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the entity responsible for enforcing regulations under HIPAA, stated, effective immediately, it will exercise enforcement discretion and will not impose penalties for HIPAA violations against covered healthcare providers if patients are served on a good faith basis during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. Find out what this means in...

Overcoming Cloud Challenges and Avoiding Failure While Transforming Healthcare Operations

74% of Healthcare organizations report leveraging the Cloud to achieve financial savings and operational efficiencies. However, recent findings show over 60% of these organizations are experiencing Cloud adoption challenges and Security anxiety. It is essential for Healthcare organizations to...

Health IT Privacy & Security Skill Sets

Since 2010, the healthcare industry has seen a remarkable increase in the use of technology in the administration and delivery in healthcare. This has led to a mass migration of data from paper charts and isolated systems to Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and interconnected systems that...

Health Center Breach Awareness

Healthcare providers have become a lucrative target for cyber criminals and many reported breaches are occuring at health centers. Since 2009, when the Department of Health and Human Services started tracking breaches that involved protected health information exposure of 500 patients or more,...
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