Is Your Records Management Program Audit-Ready?

If your business maintains Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or Protected Health Information (PHI) of any kind, hopefully, you are always prepared for an unexpected event. One day, one of those unexpected events may be an audit. Audits are designed to ensure that you are fulfilling your legal obligation of keeping your documents properly organized and…

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Understanding HIPAA/HITECH Privacy and Security Rules

HIPAA and HITECH affect every document and piece of information a “covered entity” processes. But the rules are complex and rigid, creating multiple opportunities for mistakes. Here we try to unravel the security rules to help you make sense of it all. What organizations need to comply with the HIPAA/HITECH laws? Covered Entities Healthcare Providers…

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Preventing Information Security Errors

Information security breaches are an often-silent enemy that create havoc for your company. Most of the time they come unexpectedly, stealing your valuable time and attention, and leaving you open to lawsuits. No one is immune from making information security errors, but reducing the risk and being prepared will help decrease downtime, damaged reputation, and…

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Best Practices for Archiving Paper Records

Document archiving is the process of putting information you no longer use into secure storage for extended periods of time. In addition to managing your business’ active documents, it is important to implement well-organized document archiving, Since the lack of it can impede daily operation, create legal issues, and lead to poor customer relations. Here…

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Key Components of Disaster Recovery Planning

Running a business is like raising a child. Supportiveness and flexibility are the keys to success. Amidst all the milestones and triumphs, there will be bumps in the road. When a child gets sick it impacts the entire family. Similarly, a power outage, flood or fire can disrupt an entire organization. In this blog, we…

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