HIPAA Heads Up
Volume V, No. 11
October 18, 2005
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Table of Contents
  1. Health Care Provider Ensures Nonstop Network Availability With Infoblox Appliances
  2. SabrNet Supplies HIPAA Compliant Computer Network for Paperless Medical Office
  3. Improving Patient Care with Identity and Access Management
  4. Cornerstone Benefits Selects Sigaba(R) for Secure Email Communications and HIPAA Compliance
  5. HIPAA Security Auditing: How To Create a Consistent, Repeatable and Documented Program

1.) Health Care Provider Ensures Nonstop Network Availability With Infoblox Appliances

Infoblox Inc., a developer of essential infrastructure for identity-driven networks, today announced that St. Joseph Health System (SJHS), an Orange County-based integrated health care delivery organization, has selected and deployed Infoblox appliances to ensure nonstop delivery of domain name resolution (DNS) and IP address management (IPAM) services -- network identity services that are essential to the operation and access of IP networks and applications.

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2.) SabrNet Supplies HIPAA Compliant Computer Network for Paperless Medical Office

SabrNet announced completion of delivery and installation of its SabrNet protected, HIPAA compliant, computer electronics suite for the newly opened paperless medical office of Vickery Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine in Alpharetta, GA.

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3.) Improving Patient Care with Identity and Access Management

Healthcare IT systems must incorporate an identity and access management (I&AM) strategy to control who is accessing electronic resources and what they are doing with them in other words, to ensure that the right information gets to the right person at the right time.

Discover the issues healthcare organizations must resolve in the realm of identity and access management, and discusses the technologies that can be implemented to help comply with regulations such as HIPAA, as well as protect critical business interests.

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4.) Cornerstone Benefits Selects Sigaba(R) for Secure Email Communications and HIPAA Compliance

Sigaba, the leading provider of secure information sharing solutions, announced that Cornerstone Benefits, a leading human resource and payroll outsourcing company, has selected the Sigaba Secure Email solution to expand its customer support by ensuring the secure delivery and receipt of its clients' confidential medical and personnel records. By implementing the Sigaba Secure Email solution, Cornerstone Benefits will be able to safeguard its clients' privacy and provide them with increased secure customer data.

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5.) HIPAA Security Auditing: How To Create a Consistent, Repeatable and Documented Program

One of the primary goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was to simplify administrative processes in the healthcare industry by requiring the use of standardized electronic transmission of administrative and financial information.

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