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Apria turns to Absolute

January 24, 2020HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Apria Healthcare now leverages Absolute to ensure endpoint security across more than 8,000 devices and to help achieve HIPAA compliance, according to a press release from the tech company. Apria has turned to Absolute's Persistence technology for zero-touch IT asset management. The technology, the foundation of the company's Resilience solution, enables a “self-healing, unbreakable two-way connection to endpoints, applications and data.” It provides an adaptive layer...

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Inogen reports data security incident

April 13, 2018HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. - An Inogen employee's email account was accessed by unknown persons outside the company without authorization, it announced in an April 13 Form 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Some of the account's messages—and the files attached to them—may have contained personal information belonging to Inogen rental customers. That personal information included names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, dates of birth, dates of death, Medicare identification...

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HIPAA Security: Guard against exposure

September 22, 2017Ebba Blitz

A. A breach is an incident in which an individual name, plus a Social Security number, driver's license number or a medical or financial record, is potentially put at risk due to exposure. For firms in the medical industry, the cost for not protecting patient data is astronomical. According to the Office for Civil Rights, some $17 million in HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) violation settlements have been paid out in 2017 alone. Some of these settlements include:•...

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