Navigation Links
New Lumension Webcast Highlights Key Steps to Prepare Healthcare Firms and Business Associates to Comply with New HITECH Act
Date:2/18/2010

Expert Outlines how Healthcare Entities Secure Electronic Protected Health Information and Ensure Data Privacy and Security Regulations under HITECH Compliance

Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 18, 2010 -- According to Computer Sciences’ (CSC) Healthcare Group, 98 percent of survey respondents have a policy in place to limit disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI), yet only 52 percent employ encryption technologies to render data unreadable or unusable in the case of unauthorized access¹.

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) of 2009, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), advances the electronic exchange of large amounts of health information and expands on the reach of the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) data privacy and security requirements to ensure the security of electronic protected health information (ePHI). The HIPAA Security Rule covers health plans, healthcare clearinghouses and healthcare providers; however, starting on February 17, 2010, business associates under the HITECH Act will now be required to comply with the security rule requirements. Organizations associated with HITECH must ensure data remains private and secure or face multiple criminal and civil penalties for non-compliance.

In this Lumension webcast, Chris Merritt, director of solution marketing for Lumension, uncovers the changes required by the HITECH Act and the necessary actions healthcare organizations need to take to ensure full compliance against stricter requirements.

The webcast also outlines:

 
  • The new HITECH Act requirements and policies;
  • Who is impacted by this regulation;
  • The penalties and costs associated for non-compliance; and,
  • Recommendations to secure ePHI and ensure continuous HITECH compliance

To listen to this on-demand webcast, please visit Preparing for HITECH - What You Need to Know.

Download a free trial of Lumension Compliance and IT Risk Management solution.

Supporting Resources:

 

About Lumension Security, Inc.

Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at lumension.com.

Lumension, the Lumension logo, and the tagline “IT Secured. Success Optimized.” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lumension Security, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Source:
1.   Computer Sciences’ (CSC) Healthcare Group, 2010

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/02/prweb3615184.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Lumension Security Announces General Availability of Sanctuary Endpoint Protection and Data Protection Suite to Safeguard Data and Privacy
2. Lumension Security To Showcase Vulnerability Management Expertise With Whitehatworld.com Webcast
3. Lumension Security Launches Interactive Office Game To Educate IT Professionals On 10 Most Common Security Risks Within The Workplace
4. Lumension Security Debuts New Customer Testimonial Video
5. Lumension Security Launches Podcast On Application Whitelisting: Keep The Bad Guys Out - Let The Good Guys In
6. Lumension Security Receives Frost & Sullivan 2008 Global Market Penetration Leadership Award
7. Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats
8. Lumension Security to Host Industry Webinar on Protecting Vital Business Data
9. Lumension Uncovers Results of Security Data Protection Survey
10. Lumension Provides Leading e-Commerce Company Proactive Endpoint Security at a High Return
11. Lumension Security's Audiocast Focuses on Evolving Threats and Countermeasures: Achilles Heel of Data Loss and Theft
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New Lumension Webcast Highlights Key Steps to Prepare Healthcare Firms and Business Associates to Comply with New HITECH Act 
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Mediaplanet is proud to announce the launch of ... treatments, therapeutic technologies, and revolutionized nutrition that are helping patients and physicians manage ... in the last 3 decades,” says Dr. Valentine Fuster, a world-renowned cardiologist. “This ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... , ... Rijuven Corp launches rejiva ( http://www.rejiva.com ), a unique wearable technology ... health technology on the market can deliver all that rejiva can. , “Rejiva promotes ... their health than the usual heart rate and steps taken”, adds Evens Augustin, CEO ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Today ... intelligent, connected applications, was named the best Sales Team of 2016 as part ... was made today by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... , ... "I hate when the mixture of saliva and toothpaste runs down ... from Bridgewater, N.J. "I thought that there had to be a way to prevent ... patent-pending DEFLECTOR to prevent saliva and toothpaste from running down the brush handle onto ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... U.K. (PRWEB) , ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... address the tech functions and stylish design wanted by today’s consumers at an ... Cronovo Co-Founder Darin Philip says the new watch is “a game changer” when ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Dec. 2, 2016 ... hold its annual Analyst Day in New York City on Thursday, December ... the CVS Health leadership team will provide an in-depth ... and enhance shareholder value. The company will also discuss ... audio and video webcast of the event will be ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2, 2016 Orthopedic Implants (Including Spinal ... Expected to Gain a Significant Market Share Owing to a ... ... According to a new report by ... Sterile Packaging: Clamshell Product Type Segment Projected to Witness a ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... N.J. , Dec. 2, 2016   CytoSorbents ... immunotherapy leader commercializing its European Union approved CytoSorb ... and cardiac surgery patients worldwide, announced that Dr. ... the 9th Annual LD Micro Main Event ... , 2016 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: