Tag: mobile health IT

Security alert: Flaw in iOS could impact HIPAA and other privacy security compliance obligations

A hat tip to Tatiana Melnik – an attorney concentrating her practice on IT, data privacy and security, and regulatory compliance – for passing on this security alert, which could impact HIPAA and other privacy security compliance obligations for those using … Continue reading

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Mobile Health Concerns from the mHealth Summit

There’s much to talk about here at the mHealth summit in National Harbor, MD. Here’s a peek at what we’ve been hearing thus far today: Opening Remarks: Sharon D. Agostino, VP Corporate Citizenship, Johnson & Johnson. Sharon spoke about Johnson … Continue reading

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More Live-Blogging from mHealth Summit – December 9

Breakout Session 11-12 Monday: The Role of Patient Privacy & Security Innovations Kenneth A. Kleinberg, Managing Director, Research & Insights Ed Ricks (Beauford Memorial Hospital) There’s always a question of the tipping point, and with EMR, we’ve reached this point. … Continue reading

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Online Tech Live Blogging From mHealth Summit

Good morning from chilly National Harbor! Around 5,000 people are expected to be here today for the 5th annual mHealth Summit. Today’s morning keynote was given by Rick Valencia, VP of Qualcomm Life: Mobile is the largest health and wellness … Continue reading

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HIPAA Compliant Recommendations to Securing ePHI with Mobile Devices

The Dept. of Health & Human Services has a HIPAA security guide outlining their recommendations for securing ePHI (electronic protected health information) on mobile devices, including remote access. The HHS covers ePHI in a variety of instances ranging from accessing, … Continue reading

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HIPAA Encryption: Protecting Patient Data on Tablets & Smartphones

A guest blog from HITECHAnswers.net lists security tips from HHS.gov to help ensure that patient data is secure in a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environment that includes the use of personal devices such as iPhones and iPads in the … Continue reading

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Online Tech Exhibits Encrypted HIPAA Hosting at mHealth Summit 2013

Online Tech will be exhibiting encrypted HIPAA hosting solutions at the mHealth Summit in Washington DC from December 8-11 at booth #1112. According to mHealthSummit.org, the 5th annual mHealth Summit brings together leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers … Continue reading

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HIPAA Security Checklist for Healthcare Organizations

According to HITRUSTAlliance.net’s report on U.S. healthcare data breaches affecting 500 or more individuals, A Look Back: U.S. Healthcare Data Breach Trends, the leading cause of breaches involved theft (54 percent) and the leading sources of breached PHI (protected health … Continue reading

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2013 HCCA: Mobile Threats and How Healthcare Can Reduce Risks

Online Tech is exhibiting HIPAA hosting solutions at booth #919 at the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)’s 17th Annual Compliance Institute Conference April 21-24 in National Harbor, MD. The conference draws in healthcare compliance professionals, risk managers, privacy officers, healthcare … Continue reading

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The Latest Federal mHealth Initiatives

Back in October, I wrote an article about the Recommendations for Mobile Health IT Advancement, outlining the action items of the FCC’s initiatives to become more of a leader in advancing mobile health adoption. A few of the main initiatives … Continue reading

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