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15 Microsoft Word tips and tricks that will help any user work more efficiently

Microsoft Word has many useful features you might not know about. Westend61/Getty Images Microsoft Word is filled with little-known tips and tricks that allow for more efficient work.  Some tricks, like "Focus" mode and quick translations, make writing and editing a breeze. Other features, like a built-in Resume Assistant and a document-signing tool, can aid on professional documents. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. It's easy to take Microsoft Word for granted, des...
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Electronic Signature Apps for Small Business

Electronic signature apps like HelloSign are becoming an important part of modern document management for small businesses. Digital signatures cut down on costs. Signing documents on the go reduces processing time. What’s more, clients are willing to provide signatures and send documents digitally. Consider a report saying that mobile ecommerce sales are expected to account for 54% of ecommerce sales this year. All good reasons to search for an excellent document management tool. The best elect...
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United States: HHS' OCR Announces Enforcement Discretion For HIPAA Noncompliance Relating To Online COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduling Applications - Mintz

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that it will exercise its enforcement discretion for health care providers'...
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Singles get more 'likes' on dating apps if they've received a COVID-19 vaccine

Getting a vaccine has become a dealbreaker. Dr. Catherine Schuster-Bruce (Instagram @drcatherinesb)/ Grace Andrews (Instagram @the.socialclimber) The COVID-19 vaccine is now a dating app "deal breaker." Forty per cent of OKCupid users would cancel a date with someone who wouldn't get a shot. Dating apps do not routinely verify whether someone has been immunized or not. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Getting a coronavirus vaccine is the hottest thing right now. A...
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United States: HIPAA: A Winter Of Changes - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

The past several months have seen a flurry of activity surrounding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
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Why getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the hottest trend on dating apps

Tinder said it has seen a 258% increase in profile mentions of vaccines between September and December. shapecharge/Getty Images The COVID-19 vaccine is now a dating app "deal breaker." Forty per cent of OKCupid users would cancel a date with someone who wouldn't get a shot. Dating apps do not routinely verify whether someone has been immunized or not. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Getting a coronavirus vaccine is the hottest thing right now. At least, that's t...
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VaxCare simplifies vaccine management with Android Enterprise

Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Evan Landis, Chief Product Officer with VaxCare. The company aims to simplify vaccination for healthcare providers. VaxCare partnered with Social Mobile to create custom devices managed with Android Enterprise for its customers. The intense worldwide effort to vaccinate against COVID-19 has highlighted some of the core challenges that have always existed in expanding protections against preventable diseases.  At VaxCare, our mission for more than 10 years has be...
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HHS Issues HIPAA, CMS Regulatory Waivers To Texas Hospitals

As Texas reels from a devasting winter storm, HHS is issuing several waivers to help hospitals continue to provide care amid mounting challenges. These waivers allow non-compliance with certain HIPAA provisions and other federal regulations.
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Our Care Studio pilot is expanding to more clinicians

Healthcare professionals are healers, not data clerks. Yet many clinicians spend half their day on a computer navigating electronic health records (EHRs) and other systems. Because health records are often scattered across multiple systems, getting a full picture of a patient’s health requires a great deal of clinicians’ time, energy, and resources. These gaps in patient information can contribute to less effective and efficient care. The Google Health team started to think about how we could br...
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Best Video Conferencing Software for Small Business

With more and more meetings taking place virtually, video conferencing software is more important than ever. There are tons of tools available to facilitate video calls. And many offer unique features like screen sharing, HD video calls, and file sharing. So it’s important to learn the options and consider which platforms best suit your team. But before you can find the best video conferencing solution for your business’s needs, you must understand what is offered. Here’s an explanation of the ...
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First Smartphone Enabled COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test Awaits FDA Approval

Accurate and rapid COVID-19 testing has become a critical hallmark in the battle against the pandemic. Unfortunately, getting tested on a mainstream level currently requires a trip to a clinic or government instituted site. However, in a possible breakthrough of what it means to get tested, Kroger Health today announced it's planning to obtain FDA approval for the first smartphone-enabled COVID-19 rapid antigen test. According to a press release, patients will administer a nasal swab themse...
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How to encrypt a Microsoft Word document by locking it with a password

You can encrypt Microsoft Word documents by giving them a password. Alys Tomlinson/Getty Images You can encrypt a Microsoft Word document on your Mac or Windows PC in a few easy steps. Encrypting your Word document will require anyone opening it to enter a password. Be sure to remember the password, as Microsoft Word doesn't have a "Forgot My Password" option. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you've ever worked in a job that required typing, there's a good chance...
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Thousands of Americans are struggling to sign up online for vaccine appointments. This digital divide is going to make the vaccine rollout tougher.

An elderly couple try to register through the website in order to have a chance to get the Covid-19 vaccine, but even though they have tried repeatedly to enter their data on the web platform unfortunately they have not been able to register because it has failures and is not available on February 3, 2021 in Mexico City, Mexico Ricardo Castelan Cruz / Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images About 16% of US adults are digitally illiterate — yet signing up for the vaccine requires navig...
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United States: Healthcare Law Update: February 2021 - Holland & Knight

To date, there has been little consistency in how Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements are enforced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
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9 Steps to Prevent Healthcare Data Breaches

According to the HIPAA Journal, healthcare data breaches have steadily been rising over the past decade. It’s no surprise—if you’re a dark web criminal, selling electronic health records (often bundled with other financial and identifying information) is a lucrative business. So is holding it for ransom: healthcare providers often find themselves paying hefty ransoms to avoid jeopardizing sensitive patient data as a result of ransomware attacks. Today, patient healthcare data is most threaten...
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United States: Perfection Not Required: Fifth Circuit Vacates HHS OCR $4.3 Million Penalty For Potential Data Breach Case - Bass, Berry & Sims

On January 14, the Fifth Circuit vacated the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center's (M.D. Anderson) $4.3 million fine for HIPAA violations arising from its loss of more than 35,000 ...
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United States: Fifth Circuit Vacates $4.3M HIPAA Penalty And Potentially Opens The Door For Future HIPAA Enforcement Challenges - Mintz

With a notably sharply worded opinion, the Fifth Circuit recently vacated over $4.3 million in penalties levied against the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (M.D. Anderson) ...
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MD Anderson Doesn’t Have To Pay $4.3M HIPAA Penalty, Court Rules

An appellate court lifted a $4.3 million HIPAA fine imposed on the Texas-based cancer care center two years ago for losing the personal health information of more than 33,000 people.
Tags: Texas, Law, Anderson, HIPAA, Health Care / Medicine, Healthcare Docket, 3M HIPAA

UK: Podcast: Drawing Comparisons – The US Approach To Privacy - Bristows

Listen to learn more on the HIPAA, CCPA, the Safe Data Act and the (exciting!) prospect of a US national law.
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Don’t Make These Cybersecurity Mistakes in 2021

Sponsored Post Data privacy and cybersecurity became buzzwords in 2020, and for good reason. Due to bad privacy practices and cybersecurity mistakes, businesses both big and small were affected by data security vulnerabilities. Data breaches such as the Solar Winds hack, Nuclear Weapons Agency Breach, and Clearview AI’s entire client list being stolen were just a few results of software vulnerabilities. Hackers gained access to T-Mobile’s employees’ email accounts, compromising customer and emp...
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United States: CCPA Amendment Further Harmonizes With HIPAA And Provides Additional Exemptions - Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders

Importantly, the signed law is classified as an "urgency statute," which means the law immediately goes into effect as of September 28, 2020.
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United States: Proposed Changes To HIPAA Privacy Rule - Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

On December 10, 2020, the Trump administration announced proposed changes to the HIPAA privacy rule. According to the announcement, the changes are intended to "support individuals' engagement
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Flo gets FTC slap for sharing user data when it promised privacy

The FTC has reached a settlement with Flo, a period- and fertility tracking app with 100M+ users, over allegations it shared users’ health data with third party app analytics and marketing services like Facebook despite promising to keep users’ sensitive health data private. Flo must obtain an independent review of its privacy practices and obtain app users’ consent before sharing their health information, under the terms of the proposed settlement. The action follows a 2019 reports in the Wall ...
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Prioritizing tech in 2021 will be the path to pandemic recovery for mental health

Dr. Oliver Harrison Contributor Share on Twitter Dr. Oliver Harrison is CEO of Koa Health, a digital mental healthcare provider redefining care by offering a range of personalized mental health solutions backed by science and designed to improve user wellbeing. This year, Americans grappled with fear of infection, incredible loss of loved ones, financial stress, isolation and fatigue from constant uncertainty to name a few. Ev...
Tags: Health, Column, Europe, Opinion, Tech, Mental Health, United States, World Health Organization, Mental Illness, Telemedicine, HIPAA, Oliver Harrison, Telehealth, COVID-19, Koa Health, U K 's National Health Services NHS

Zoho Invoice Built to Grow With Your Small Business

Getting paid is one of the most important elements of running a small business. Unfortunately, creating invoices and managing payments from customers can be complicated. That’s where Zoho Invoice comes in. Zoho Invoice is an online invoicing and payments tool built for small businesses. But it’s designed to scale with users as they grow as well. The tool has been serving small businesses since 2008, constantly updating with new features through the years. Recently, Zoho announced a series of up...
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United States: HIPAA 2021 – What Can We Expect? - Mintz

As we're all painfully aware, public health issues dominated 2020 and with the country's attention focused on COVID-19 testing, status,...
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United States: HHS Seeks To Strengthen HIPAA Access Rights And Improve Coordinated Care Through Latest Proposed Rulemaking To HIPAA Privacy Rule - Morrison & Foerster LLP

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes significant changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
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United States: Changes To HIPAA Privacy Rules On The Horizon - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed changes to the required Privacy Notice under the HIPAA privacy regulations
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United States: Proposed HIPAA Regulations Would Improve Individual Patient Care And Expand Patient Rights - Arent Fox LLP

Nearly two years after soliciting public suggestions to modify HIPAA rules to improve the coordination of care, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued a Proposed...
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7 Free Tools Every Small Business Should Use in 2021 and Beyond

Given the precarious nature of the current economic landscape, it is wise to cut costs wherever possible. One way to do this is by utilizing some of the free software offerings at your disposal. Not only are there free web analytics tools available, there are also helpdesk, endpoint protection, and network monitoring solutions — all available for free. Web analytics tools Through the use of a free, real-time web analytics solution, you can learn exactly who is coming to your websites, at what ...
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