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Dizzion Confirms HIPAA/HITECH Compliance for Secure Virtual Desktops


80 Percent of mHealth Apps Vulnerable to HIPAA Violations and MoreDizzion, Inc., a full-service end user computing provider, announced Tuesday that it has been independently validated by cyber risk management advisors, Coalfire, who found that Dizzion’s control posture “is in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Breach Notification Rule.”

Dizzion said in a media release that having met HIPAA and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) requirements will assist healthcare organizations, covered entities and business associates in attaining and maintaining compliance with HIPAA and HITECH.

Dizzion’s HIPAA compliant virtual desktops provide access to applications and data, including protected health information (PHI), from any device, anywhere by securing the desktop experience in the cloud.

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New National Healthcare Operating Rules Get Green Light for Electronic HIPAA Transactions


New National Healthcare Operating Rules Get Green Light for Electronic HIPAA TransactionsThis morning, the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) today announced the approval of the Phase IV CAQH CORE Operating Rules package for four healthcare business transactions: healthcare claims; prior authorization; employee premium payment; and enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan.

In an effort to ensure that large amounts of data can be shared electronically across the healthcare system, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandated national operating rules for the existing HIPAA administrative standards.

According to a provided statement, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) selected CAQH CORE as the “authoring entity to develop those operating rules, which specify the actions needed to ensure uniform, reliable electronic data transmission.”
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mobileStorm’s New Whitepaper Holds Key Insights for Healthcare Marketers


mobileStorm's New Whitepaper Holds Key Insights for Healthcare MarketersIt’s been quite an eventful year for mobile marketing.

Last fall, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began enforcing a strict new set of rules governing marketing calls and text messages directed at consumers on their mobile phones.

New provisions in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) introduced these tighter restrictions on mobile marketing and mobile messaging.

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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Proposes A New HIPAA Rule


The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Proposes A New HIPAA RuleIn an effort to ensure compliance, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a proposed rule that would require each CHP to submit a “snapshot” of information to document their compliance to the HHS secretary. This would be part of the HIPAA auditing program that goes into effect this year. The documentation would showcase the CHPs compliance with all new standards and operating rules for the 3 electronic transactions that are being put into place under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

The 3 electronic transactions that will be under watch for compliance are eligibility for health plans, healthcare claim status, and healthcare electronic funds transfers (EFT) and remittance advice (ERA) transactions.

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