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60k’ HITECH Overview

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was signed into law as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

April 18, 2012 Read More
So what is protected under the Privacy Rule?

So what is protected under the Privacy Rule?

Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) is any “individually identifiable health information maintained in electronic media or transmitted or...

April 16, 2012 Read More
Physical Safeguard Tips

Physical Safeguard Tips

Just like anything you want to protect, keep it in a safe location. Around your office make sure that all devices are locked in a drawer or in an...

April 13, 2012 Read More
Technical Safeguard Tips

Technical Safeguard Tips

If the electronic PHI is stored and transmitted in encrypted form, then how you would handle the security breach drastically changes. Any data can be...

April 11, 2012 Read More
Administrative Safeguard Tips

Administrative Safeguard Tips

Start by taking an inventory of all of the devices within your practice that are used to access and/or store EPHI. We recommend including what the...

April 09, 2012 Read More

60k’ HIPAA Overview

The guidance that started as an attempt for consumers to keep their health information private and make their insurance portable has become a large...

April 05, 2012 Read More

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