Posts Categorized: Compliance

Now that you know what a HIPAA Risk Assessment is, let’s start with the basics. To get compliant and avoid substantial fines, you need to know where your protected health information (PHI) is stored, accessed, transmitted and used. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from employees and… Read the rest »

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits. How can you avoid getting hit with severe penalties from the government? The best way is to perform a complete HIPAA Risk Assessment, and to follow through with training and implementation. Find out how to get compliant, and stay compliant in this… Read the rest »

Football season is starting, but this is no time to drop the ball on employee compliance training. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our… Read the rest »

All too often, vendor risks and contracts are not managed correctly. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). It’s no secret that… Read the rest »

Do you know who is accessing the practice’s patient’s protected health information (“PHI”)? While many healthcare providers would quickly respond, “of course,” healthcare providers would be surprised to find out how easily it is to access electronic PHI stored on hard drives and electronic medical records (“EMR”). We can help your practice stay on top… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Medicare: Seniors want coverage for dental care. Knox News, July 23, 2018.  Seniors are urging Medicare to make dental coverage available. 2) Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health to complete merger in the fall. The Baltimore Sun,… Read the rest »

If so, you’re not alone. Many physicians are overwhelmed by their electronic health records systems. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). A… Read the rest »

How protected are your emails? Are you utilizing proper encryption software? Data breaches happen every day, but only about 4% of data breaches are considered “secure breaches” – breaches where the stolen data was fully encrypted and rendered useless. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and… Read the rest »