Under the Professional Learning Center, The Coalition's Technology Institute identifies flexible and affordable database software for the behavioral services sector.
Our Director of Special Projects maintains a technology and HIPAA listserv, staffs a technology committee, assists with resource development by locating free or discounted computer software and hardware, locates low cost consulting and provides help with other technology issues.
The Technology Institute also provides free or low cost software training to encourage and develop more productive computing skills. For more information on the Technology Institute, contact Karyn Krampitz.
There are no upcoming trainings scheduled at this time.
HIPAA Omnibus Rule
Here are links to various interpretations:
The Bureau of National Affairs:
Lewis Creek Systems:
Christiansen IT Law:
Healthcare Info Security Website:
HIPAA Security Resources
The Computer Security Resource Center (CSRC) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has a series of documents of general interest to the computer security community. Many of the documents are guidelines on various forms of electronic security like cell phones, PDAs, Bluetooth, servers, and external devices for telework and remote access.
Other NIST resources include:
Building an Information Technology Security Awareness and Training Program (SP800-50 go to their website for a zipped version)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) also has some security and risk assessment documents which may be of assistance.
Other HIPAA Security resources are available in our PLC Store.
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