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    Dumped Records Case Illustrates BA Risk

    Incident Shows Why Business Associates Are a Big Worry By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Dumped Records Case Illustrates BA Risk

    A recent incident involving disposed in a vendor's dumpster is an example of why healthcare organizations say business associates taking inadequate security steps ranks as their No. 1 perceived breach threat today.

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    HHS Budget: Health Data Security Impact

    Will HIPAA Audits Finally Get More Funding? By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    HHS Budget: Health Data Security Impact

    The Obama administration's proposed fiscal 2016 budget calls for increases in funding for the HIPAA compliance audit program as well as the development of nationwide secure health data exchange.

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    Health Data Exchange Roadmap Unveiled

    HHS Outlines Key Privacy, Security Issues By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Health Data Exchange Roadmap Unveiled

    Federal regulators have unveiled a draft roadmap for achieving nationwide secure health data exchange built on interoperable electronic health records systems within the next three years. Learn about the privacy and security components.

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    Top 10 Influencers in Health InfoSec

    Third Annual List of Healthcare Security Leaders By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Top 10 Influencers in Health InfoSec

    HealthcareInfoSecurity announces its third annual list of Influencers to recognize leaders who are playing a significant role in shaping the way healthcare organizations approach information security and privacy.

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    Reporting HIPAA Breaches: New Approach

    Regulators Enhance Web Portal for Notification By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Reporting HIPAA Breaches: New Approach

    As the number of major health data breaches continues to climb, federal regulators are taking steps to make the process of reporting breaches using online tools more efficient, hoping that will help ease the launching of investigations.

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