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HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule is Here …

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a new rule to strengthen the privacy and security protections for health information established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The final omnibus rule greatly enhances a patient’s privacy protections, provides

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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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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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