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Roger Steven's Blog – October 2018 Archive (2)

Why HIPAA compliance is becoming more challenging

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a US legislation that was enacted under the HITECH Act under Bill Clinton’s presidency with the intention of offering safeguards for medical information through its data privacy and security provisions. The Act consists of five sections. Also called titles, they are these:

  • HIPAA Health Insurance Reform
  • HIPAA Administrative Simplification
  • HIPAA…
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Added by Roger Steven on October 25, 2018 at 8:36am — No Comments

Understanding how healthcare IT works

Information Technology (IT), which has traversed and influenced almost every area known to the human mind, has made a solid impact on healthcare. The healthcare industry in the US is the world’s largest, with some estimates putting its size at $ three trillion. Information Technology is an extremely useful and enabling tool in an industry of such proportions. Healthcare IT is now being considered a specialized branch of IT.

The role of IT in healthcare

IT works in innumerable ways in… Continue

Added by Roger Steven on October 11, 2018 at 9:16am — No Comments

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