HIPAA Email Compliance

June 24, 2015

HIMSS15: Hottest topic, Common Pains and Interesting Learnings

Some observations from HIMSS15   Andy Nieto, Health IT Strategist at DataMotion, recently attended HIMSS15 in Chicago. He recapped the most interesting things he learned, details the biggest pains he saw attendees facing, and discusses the hottest topics this year. If you weren’t able to attend, this article wil…Read More »

June 4, 2015

Webinar: Tips for Using Encryption to Reduce HIPAA Compliance Risk and Protect Your Data

2015 HIPAA audits are coming. Very soon. Are you prepared? Learn some practical steps for implementing encryption to reduce your organization’s risk and prepare your organization for a possible audit. In this webinar renowned security and privacy expert, Chris Apgar, CISSP, gives an update on the 2015 HIPAA audits, and d…Read More »

February 19, 2015

HIPAA Compliance & Data Loss Prevention – Automatic for the People!

This blog has nothing to do with R.E.M.’s album, except that ‘Automatic for the People’ seemed like a perfect title for it. If you were drawn in by that obscure reference because you too are an R.E.M. fan – great! You can listen at the link above while you read the blog! We just published […]…Read More »

February 17, 2015

New Jersey Passes Data Encryption Law

New Jersey recently joined a growing list of states that have expanded the reach of their data breach laws. In January, New Jersey’s Governor Christie signed a law requiring health insurance carriers to protect certain information – either by encryption or “by any other method or technology rendering it unreadable,…Read More »

January 15, 2015

Governor Christie passes data encryption law (and is pardoned by DataMotion)

When it comes to securing private health information, DataMotion (a NJ-based corporation) has long advocated the use of encryption – both for data in motion, and for data at rest. There is no more effective way to gird against data breach and HIPAA compliance audits. And as our tagline states – it’s a fast, smart [&h…Read More »

November 17, 2014

Infographic: The High Cost of HIPAA Violations

Infographic authored by Inspired eLearning, HIPAA security training experts. To view the original post, click here.…Read More »

October 22, 2014

Are you a sitting duck for data breaches?

“Data breach”- a term that can make any executive panic. And for good reason, because in any industry, a data breach can be disastrous for a company’s reputation and consumer trust, as well as having legal consequences. Unfortunately for companies, data breaches are growing in number, severity, and cost. Two of the b…Read More »

September 10, 2014

Secure, Scalable and Standards-Based PHI Transfer

Unlike most areas of life today where email is the primary communication method, fax is still prevalent in the healthcare industry. There are cost and efficiency concerns associated with fax, however. As Hugh Gilenson, DataMotion’s Director of Healthcare Business Development explains, direct secure mail is a protocol for…Read More »

August 26, 2014

Email – Privacy, Security and Accountability

Email and clinical medicine have historically been kept apart. Privacy, security and accountability have all been in question when regular email is used to communicate clinical information. In 2008, the federal government made a very interesting statement about this when they said, “The Privacy Rule allows covered health…Read More »

July 9, 2014

HIPAA/HITECH Update: Covered Entity vs. Business Associate

In 2009, Subtitle D of the HITECH Act updated HIPAA in ways that affect thousands of businesses, many of which don’t even realize they’re now subject to HIPAA regulations. As of September 2013, anyone with any level of exposure to protected health information (PHI), even if they’ve never been near a hospital or a pat…Read More »