Technology, Healthcare and HIPAA - Protecting Data and Meeting Standards

Posted by Michelle Hamel
Feb 11, 2016 10:59:18 AM

To meeting the challenge of information security in regards to technology the Healthcare Industry looks to adhere to HIPAA and HITECH Act standards. Both acts outline the specific security standards, listed in the Privacy and Security Rules, which must be taken when developing software that will house public information that must remain safe, secure and private. The security standards are divided into the categories of administrative, physical, and technical safeguards. Regulatory definitions of the safeguards can be found in the Security Rule at 45 CFR § 164.304.[1]

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Topics: Healthcare, HIPAA, HITECH

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Custom Healthcare & Patient Care Software Solutions

Posted by Hector Vega
Jan 19, 2016 12:01:59 PM

The Healthcare Industry is facing a major challenge in converting their health records and processes into a digital format. To create an incentive for change, the U.S. government is enforcing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, offering reimbursement for early adopters and fees for healthcare entities who wait too long. Keeping this in mind, healthcare entities should consider the state of their healthcare technologies to ensure a full return-on-investment.

Tiempo Development has vast experience in the HealthCare industry leveraging their engineering expertise and nearshore agile methodologies to provide state-of-the art solutions ensuring a full return-on-investment.

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Topics: Healthcare, HITECH

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