Posts Tagged ‘HIPAA’

Under the new rules issued by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services HHS providers must develop an emergency preparedness plan.

HHS Gets Serious About Healthcare Emergency Preparedness & Communications

If you are a healthcare provider or supplier that engages with Medicare and Medicaid programs, it’s urgent that you understand and comply with new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) healthcare emergency preparedness regulations (“EP Regulations”) to protect your access to Medicare and Medicaid programs. Under the new rules issued by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services providers must comply by November 15, 2017. That is this calendar year folks.  Are you ready?

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Learn about Care Coordination and the need that homecare agencies have for secure, real-time and asynchronous communication when caring for patients.

Streamlining Care Coordination for the Home

Vaporstream® Secure Messaging is a game changer for care teams and their patients who rely on in-home care. While many have tried to rely on secure emails and portals for communication, most are finding that text messaging better allows users to avoid long delays between responses.

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Learn how safe sensitive medical information is when we share and the Patient Privacy that comes with Vaporstream Secure Text Messaging Under HIPAA guidance.

Health Discussions and The Impact on Privacy

Unlike healthcare providers, family members are not subject to the privacy and security mandates in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). However, there is a huge market for medical information, drug prescriptions, social security numbers and credit card numbers on the dark web. Cybercriminals are mastering how to invade devices to steal this exact type of information we bandy about in our family beehives during a health crisis.

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Vaporstream Secure Messaging SMS for Healthcare ensures security and does not jeopardize HIPAA compliance.

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Smart phones by far are the most used device across industries and households to date, providing efficiency in the way we collaborate and get things done. Particularly in the healthcare industry, the use of smart devices by care giving teams has grown significantly.

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When shifting individual right of privacy there exists what might be defined to be a privacy right of sorts for corporations

Hi Tech Obligations: “PRIVACY” in the United States

Author–Ronald J. Hedges I addressed the tension between law enforcement and individual rights in my last blog,  Hi Tech Obligations: The Tug-of-War Between the Constitution and Law Enforcement. Now I want to begin a discussion of a similar tension between privacy rights of individuals and, to be blunt, what appears to be an all-pervasive societal

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Vaporstream® to attend the HIMSS 2016 Conference in Las Vegas to announce how secure, ephemeral and compliant messaging improves healthcare.

Learn How Secure, Ephemeral and Compliant Messaging Improves Healthcare at HIMSS 2016

Author–Vaporstream Team Vaporstream® is excited to announce that they will be attending the HIMSS 2016 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 29th to March 4th. The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together over 40,000 healthcare professionals, clinicians, executives, and vendors from around the world. The conference is known for the over 300 education

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Obligations from tech companies to aid the government in defense and criminal investigations has increased.

Hi Tech Obligations in Defense of the US: Part 1 Corporate Communications

Author – Galina Datskovsky There is much controversy regarding the obligation of technology companies to aid the government in criminal investigations over the past year greatly due to increased threat of terrorism.  It has been presented in the press that such tactics are necessary to combat terrorism.  On the other side of the debate, technology

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