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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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Keeping Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) Safe

February 26, 2020

The vast majority of dental and medical practices have switched from paper records to electronic medical records in an effort to provide better patient care and modernize offices and treatment methods.  In transferring records from paper to digital format, these electronic medical records are covered under the HIPAA law, which requires that your healthcare provider…

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Is Online Privacy Dead?

November 6, 2019

Americans value their privacy. Or do they? We lock our doors, close our windows, shut our shades at night, and secure our homes and cars when we aren’t around. However, we also carry cell phones and drive cars outfitted with GPS trackers and post on social media which can indicate to the whole world where…

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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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