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Remote Healthcare Staff Management 

May 1, 2020

In the blink of an eye, our country, and countries around the globe had to switch gears and learn a new way of working from remote locations. The learning curve is huge, but for many industries the technology already existed to work from home or secure locations. Sadly, one especially hard hit field is the…

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Your COVID-19 HIPAA Guide: Navigating Telehealth, Compliance Changes, and a Remote Workforce

March 19, 2020

Your COVID-19 HIPAA Guide: Navigating Telehealth, Compliance Changes, and a Remote Workforce As we come to grips with our new reality during the Coronavirus, the healthcare industry has begun to adapt to its new role. Accessing patients during a time of “social distancing” can be challenging, but we are armed with the tech and the…

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A Closer Look at Technical Safeguards for HIPAA Compliance

October 16, 2019

As an IT service company dedicated to assisting small-to-medium-sized businesses with IT solutions, we are often asked about HIPAA rules and how they impact healthcare practices. There are several components that we evaluate for our clients, including physical, administrative, and technical safeguards that can keep our clients in compliance with HIPAA legislation. Today, we are…

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Top HIPAA Violations

August 15, 2019

At Spectra Networks, we work with many businesses that need to remain HIPAA compliant, from dental practices to doctors offices. Maintaining HIPAA compliance for our clients is our top priority as we know the consequences can mean a loss of reputation and a major financial fine. Sadly, according to the U.S. Health and Human Services,…

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Simple Ways to Protect Your Privacy Online

July 31, 2019

We often discuss our role in assisting businesses to maintain compliance for privacy rules, specifically companies in the medical and dental field with HIPAA laws. While helping businesses protect client data, we often are asked about the “other side of the coin” – how clients and consumers can do their part in preserving their own…

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