Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
The security-oriented rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of ‘electronic protected health information’ (ePHI). However, to comply with the Security Rule and to demonstrate that security controls are in place and working is no easy task, especially for today’s resource-constrained IT security teams.
AlienVault® Unified Security Management™ (USM) helps you to accelerate your path to HIPAA compliance and simplifies maintaining your HIPAA certification thereafter. With multiple essential security capabilities together into a single platform, AlienVault USM gives you an affordable and easy-to-use solution to satisfy the HIPAA Security Rule, and provides highly customizable, predefined HIPAA compliance reports out of the box, making it fast and simple to get the visibility you need to maintain your organization’s security posture.
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) increased the number of Americans with access to health insurance, U.S. employers and employees continue to struggle with rising health care costs and changing workforce demands. Recent Aon research shows that 20% of health care consumers cite high health care costs as the major reason they have either declined health care coverage, stopped taking medications, or avoided care altogether. If the U.S. health care system is to succeed, stakeholders across the health ecosystem must influence change in each market—employer, individual, and government (Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare).
While each part of the three-legged stool is important, this paper focuses on five strategies Aon believes will strengthen the employer-based system—a system that provides health care coverage to well over half of Americans (61%, or 177 million).
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Apr 22, 2014
Download our business brief to learn more about the changing health care landscape and how private health exchanges are realigning incentives to benefit everyone in the value chain: employers, insurance carriers, employees and providers.
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Oct 13, 2014
Are you struggling to predict and manage the rising cost of health care at your organization, while still trying to offer your employees and their families quality, affordable health coverage?
Private health exchanges have emerged as a strategy employers are using to help curb this cost trend while offering employees more choice and control over their health care. Download XChanges Today to learn about this changing marketplace and how private exchanges are realigning incentives to benefit everyone in the value chain: employers, insurance carriers, employees, and providers.
We convened top academic medical center leaders for our AMC Advisory Roundtable in October of 2013. We also conduct regular discussions with a wide array of health care executives, including leaders of health systems, medical groups, insurance companies, and academic institutions. This whitepaper shares some of the key themes that have emerged from those meetings.
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It’s the legislation that makes sure your protected health information (PHI) is kept private and kept secure. It covers how healthcare providers and associated businesses should keep handle your data and protect your health information, and provides the standards needed to ensure PHI data stored, handled, and accessed correctly at all times.
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Sep 15, 2009
Many CIOs are looking to implement the power of Cloud computing, but they don't know where to begin. How do you take full advantage of this technology and implement the correct strategy for your environment? What services should you offer via the Cloud? Read the paper, "Cloud Computing In Perspective," by BMC Software Chief Technology Officer Kia Behnia.
Published By: Castelle
Published Date: Nov 01, 2006
Easily implemented and integrated with electronic medical record systems, network fax servers can play a valuable role in supporting HIPAA objectives, offering a standardized, enterprise-wide faxing solution, and helping to maintain a high standard of security, efficiency and organization.
Poor quality of care takes a tremendous toll, not just on the system as a whole, but on the patients and their families at the center of that system. It also has a tremendous effect on employers, who already face unsustainable health care costs. When we evaluated one of our customer's claims, we found numerous signs of preventable complications that had cost our client significant amounts, not to mention the toll on the individual. Specifically, we identified the following preventable hospital- acquired conditions (HACs):
• Fourteen instances of stage III and IV pressure ulcers
• Twelve instances of vascular catheter-associated infections
• Thirteen instances of catheter-associated urinary tract infections
• One instance of a patient dying or experiencing a serious disability associated
with intravascular air embolism
• Five instances of foreign objects remaining in patients after a procedure.
Please download the whitepaper to learn more!
Wish you could get more employees to use their benefits? (And use them wisely?) The Ultimate HR Guide to Promoting Benefits Programs, Tools, and Resources can help you get started. This handy eBook from Castlight Health and Jellyvision explains how to 1) avoid sounding like an insurance robot, 2) find incentives that work (and that don’t bust the budget) and 3) promote your benefit programs — everywhere.
With so many provisions and rules involved in the Affordable Care Act, it’s easy to get confused about what takes effect when. This timeline covers from 2010 through 2018 in a clear, 1-page layout. It also indicates what provisions apply to all plans and those which apply only to non-grandfathered plans.
Are you prepared for health care reform? This 3-page checklist guides you through the general compliance requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to help you prepare now for 2014 and beyond. The checklist is broken down into five categories: 1. Health Plan Action Items; 2. Employer Tax Changes; 3. Fees and Filings; 4. Shared Responsibility Employer Preparation; and 5. ACA Provisions beyond 2014.
Published By: CodeBaby
Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
This guide reviews market drivers which are spurring innovation in benefits self-service and enrollment as well as wellness engagement. In addition, it overviews the main capabilities of the leading virtual assistant solution, CIVA benefits advisor.
The data security challenges in the healthcare industry have never been as challenging as they are today. Not only must healthcare providers comply with HIPAA regulations concerning patient privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against identity theft as well more complex scenarios of insurance data theft, medical identity theft and the adulteration of health records.
Published By: DataMotion
Published Date: Oct 01, 2008
With HIPAA audits now randomized, you must be prepared for them every day. And with state regulations requiring compliance-breach reporting, you must become your own auditor. HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the 1996 federal regulation that mandated health-data privacy.This regulation requires compliance by all insurers and health care providers, including physician’s offices, hospitals, health plans, employers, public health authorities, life insurers, clearinghouses, billing agencies, information systems vendors, service organizations, and universities.But that’s not all.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Jun 27, 2014
Healthcare reform is transforming the US health insurance sector, creating a dynamic and competitive new market with compelling opportunities for growth. Does your IT organization have what it takes to capitalize on these opportunities? Here are 5 ways technology investment delivers the agility you need – and how.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
Take a look at the research by Celent that examines the technology behind e-signature applications for life, health, and annuity insurance. This paper highlights various approaches and summarizes the market for e-signatures.
What’s the secret to getting the most out of your High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)? Getting comfortable talking to your doctor about costs. When you have healthy conversations about procedures, prescriptions, and general costs, you will find new ways to save money that you never knew existed.
Want to know how to get more out of your HDHP? Just ask.
When it comes to protecting yourself against breast cancer, knowledge is power. This handout stresses the importance of early detection, highlighting the warning signs to look for and steps your employees can take to keep themselves healthy.
When it comes to protecting yourself against breast cancer, knowledge is power. This toolkit covers everything from warning signs and the importance of early detection to what you can expect during a mammogram.
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