Assessments, Policies, and Training Are Key to HIPAA Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

The keys for plan sponsors to avoid penalties under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as other liability that may come with data breaches, were discussed by HIPAA experts in a recent webinar.

The Role of HIPAA Laws for Employers & HR

Workology

The Role of HIPAA Laws in Human Resources. When it comes to topics of privacy especially concerning employee healthcare benefits, HIPAA is one of the most misunderstood and miscommunicated for employers and employees. HIPAA is nebulous and in combination with any employer healthcare plan it creates a great deal of confusion and frustration for managers, HR and employees. What is HIPAA? The HIPAA Privacy Rule as outlined by the U.S.

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HIPAA, Data Breaches and What You Should Know (Even If You’re Not a Healthcare Company)

HR Workplace Services

When it comes to compliance, most everyone agrees that the privacy regulations set forth by HIPAA are necessary. For healthcare organizations, a full commitment to HIPAA compliance is obligatory. a company that offers a self-funded insurance plan to their employees, is considering doing so, or is simply an organization that has a decent number of employees participating in the company-sponsored health plan, it is wise to make sure that you’re fully in the know.

Year 2016 Was Biggest Yet for HIPAA Privacy Enforcement

HR Daily Advisor

The year 2016 was by far the biggest yet for monetary settlements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and security rules, and 2017 thus far is proceeding apace, a leading HIPAA attorney told a recent conference. The U.S.

Benefits of Using a Learning Management System for Your Ongoing and Recurring Training

SkyPrep

Ongoing and recurring training are vital types of training that contributes to the success of the business. You run the risk of having poor-performing employees and face liabilities if you do not offer consistent ongoing and recurring training.

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10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road.

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Creating a successful wellness program: Here’s what sets the best ones apart

HR Morning

In the past few years, there’s been an explosion of employers – of all sizes and from all business sectors – looking to start wellness programs to contain their long-term health costs. And when wellness programs are conceived and carried out properly, they’ve been proven to get results.

10 Questions To Ask To Ensure Your Cloud Services Provider Is HIPAA-Compliant

SAP Innovation

More companies are looking to the cloud for business and data storage solutions, especially those in the healthcare space. If your business must be HIPAA-compliant, these 10 questions to ensure HIPAA compliance might save you some major headaches down the road.

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7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective?

Collecting personal data with Anonymous Surveys!

SurveySparrow

How would it feel knowing that you shared some of your most intimate feelings in an online survey that random strangers had access to? Would the sanctity of my privacy be lost?”. Will the answers I shared be leaked to anyone?”. What’s the answer in such circumstances?

Top 5 LMS Workflow Automation Hacks to Simplify Your Employee Training Program

SkyPrep

Providing your workforce with efficient training is crucial for organizations to run seamlessly. You have a variety of actions of what you can accomplish from auto-enrolling your learners into the relevant course to sending out alerts when a learner’s training is to be completed.

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How to Drive Organizational Compliance with LMS Workflow Automation

SkyPrep

It is essential that your workforce is following your company policies and procedures strictly for your organization to comply with the laws and regulations. Managing employee compliance training and ensuring your workforce is compliant at all times can be a daunting task.

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Announcing New Features That Give Customers More Control Over Data Security

Quickbase

Today, we’re announcing two new features that give customers more control over the security of their data. As companies continue to migrate their proprietary and sensitive data to the cloud, they are quickly acquiring a broad array of SaaS tools. HIPAA, GLBA, SOX, etc.)

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5 Sure-fire Ways Even the Most Well-Planned Wellness Program Can Fail

Viverae

Building a wellness program that fires on all cylinders can sometimes feel like waking up early on a Saturday. Sure, it may seem like a piece of cake in theory, but it’s way more difficult when the task is actually at hand. With that said, here are some of the most common mistakes that we’ve seen over the years. They Overlook the Importance of Culture. What’s waiting for employees at the finish line when they complete all the program activities?

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. It generally consists of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Employees quickly glance through them and go for the start test button.

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Embracing Ethical Wellness: The Employee Health Program Code of Conduct

Quizzify

The Employee Health Code of Conduct , co-authored by our very own Al Lewis, calls for employee wellness programs to commit to the improvement of employee health while avoiding harmful practices.

Managing The Data Security Risks Of Patient Portals

SAP Innovation

The rapid advances of technology are affecting all areas of our lives, and in the process is throwing up new, and often unexpected challenges to our privacy, especially the security of our personal information.

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4 Types of Healthcare Careers for Coders

Career Metis

It is no secret that the healthcare industry has been slower on the uptake when it comes to innovative technology. However, now that it’s been fully embraced, the career opportunities for coders in healthcare are endless. Innovation advancements in the field are innumerable.

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Why Should You Archive Historical Employee Documentation?

LaborSoft

Wrapping up 2018: How and Why you should Archive Historical Documentation and Data. HR professionals at organizations know that they must adhere to strict employee recordkeeping requirements that are dictated by the government.

Don’t Accidentally Give Thieves Access to Your Computer Systems

HR Daily Advisor

If you follow the latest cybersecurity news, you are certainly aware of the Apple-FBI legal dispute in California. The dispute concerns purported “back doors” into iPhones as well as attempts to “hack” secure mobile devices. Indeed, in April, the U.S.

Three Ways Metrics Can Help Avoid Common Compliance Mistakes

Cornerstone On Demand

No company wants to end up in the headlines for a code of conduct violation, or for not updating its policies based on the latest legislation. The problem, reports Harvard Business Review , is that compliance training is not enough. million fine for HIPAA violations.

Healthcare Compliance in 2020 and Beyond

Precheck

With data privacy laws being proposed and enforced worldwide, it’s no surprise that many healthcare organizations are revisiting their internal compliance guidelines. A lot of data breaches are accidental,” Aulakh says. Data privacy concerns are an internet-scale problem,” he says.

Upgrade Your Windows 7 Devices Now

Rehmann

Microsoft ended service for the Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020. This lack of ongoing protection leaves organizations running Windows 7 more vulnerable to attacks, while also putting organizational data at risk. In healthcare, using Windows 7 could violate the law.

Why Security Should be Top-of-Mind for HCM in ERP Cloud Systems

InfinityHR

Massive data breaches are the real deal. Home Depot , Equifax and Yahoo have all experienced these ruptures due to poor security setup, mismanagement in the monitoring process and by overlooking the very threats that took them down. Data security is an HR responsibility.

People Analytics: Tapping into a Powerful Resource

TalentCulture

HR has relied on the use of data and analytics for years but has only recently begun to embrace people analytics. Defined as using a data-driven approach to inform your people practices, programs and processes, people analytics is a powerful resource for HR.

2019’S TOP HR ISSUES

HR Workplace Services

employers – HRWS maintains a bird’s eye view of the Country’s most pressing business issues. We developed the “HRWS 5” to highlight and give some perspective on the most pressing HR topics that challenged U.S. THE HRWS 5. Bonus” Topic: Rise of the Lawyers.

People Analytics and AI in the Workplace: Four Dimensions of Trust

Analytics in HR

AI and People Analytics have taken off. As I’ve written about in the past , the workplace has become a highly instrumented place. While I know HR professionals take the job of ethics and safety seriously, I’d like to point out some ethical issues we need to consider.

4 Ways to Kill Employee Trust

HRExecutive

A wide range of tools and technologies now in use by HR organizations around the world are collecting volumes of employee-related data. Additionally, what data a company collects and how they are used significantly impacts employee trust. The sister of privacy is security.

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Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018

Precheck

It’s not just the financial industry that faces risks from cybercriminals; healthcare organizations, with their massive databases full of personal information, have become common targets as well. Stepping Up Training. Now is the time to double-check that you’re ready.

The Final Two: South Dakota, Alabama Pass Breach Notification Laws

HR Daily Advisor

Every state in the Union now has some type of law in place requiring companies to notify affected individuals of a data breach involving their information. South Dakota and Alabama, the final holdouts, enacted such measures in March. Alabama Data Breach Notification Act.

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Can Wearable Technology and Predictive Analytics Prevent Workplace Violence?

HR Daily Advisor

While wearables may pose a threat to your company’s secure data, could they potentially save your employees’ lives, too? However, once this dialogue ensues, it will be important for organizations to focus on the development of leading metrics (i.e., the public, risky populations, etc.).

3 Takeaways from the 2018 ASHHRA Conference

Precheck

3 Takeaways from the 2018 ASHHRA Conference Sep. The 2018 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Conference took place this past week in the Steel City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Realizing the Value of Technology and Data in Healthcare.

Developing Partnerships for Compliance in Healthcare

Precheck

Getting other departments involved is the best way to ensure compliance becomes part of the culture of the organization,” says David Sims, Managing Partner at Security First IT, an IT security and support firm that specializes in healthcare.

September 2018 Release Notes

Quickbase

The Quick Base September release delivers on our commitment to enterprise security and governance with a spotlight on integration with identity management systems. The navigation menu on our mobile site has a new, more modern look and feel. Audit Logs: View data changes.

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HR Tech Weekly: Episode #257: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Alight deploys artificial intelligence and data-driven insights to reach new levels of engagement in the employee experience Link ». Aon Buys Willis Towers Watson: Another Waypoint In The Demise of Employer Pensions Link ». That’s the bigger picture here.