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HIPAA Violation Horror Story Hour

HIPAA Violation Horror Story Hour

Medical identity theft is a growing problem. It’s devastating not only for individuals who suffer the exposure of their most personal and intimate information, but for the organizations entrusted to safeguard it—not just in reputational harm, but punitive sanctions that can cost up to $50,000 per instance. What can be done?

10 Must-Ask Questions For Healthcare

Hurricane Katrina changed the thinking of many medical offices and healthcare facility’s about Record Storage needs. According to the American Health Information Management Association, there are certain medical Record Storage issues that healthcare organizations should take into account to secure paper-based and digital data records:

Top 10 Reasons To Use A Records Center

Records are information assets that can hold great value for your organizations but also pose several risks. Record Storage plays an important role in protecting the future of the organization and its stakeholders. Here are the top ten reasons to move inactive records to an off-site facility:

Is Records Storage Right For You?

How To Decide If Off-Site Records Management Is Right For You Typically when companies begin to run out of space for Record Storage in their own offices and facilities, they begin to consider the alternatives. Basically you have three options:

Get up to speed on HIPAA compliance for 2015

On October 31, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its 2015 Work Plan . While the scope of the Work Plan is broad, you should know about several areas of special attention, related to HIPAA enforcement, which in recent years has become far more pro-active and aggressive.