How Document Shredding Benefits Medical Practices

Paper Files Medical records have evolved considerably over the years. Many practices have updated to digital medical records while others are still using paper documents or a combination of both. Any practice that handles Protected Health Information (PHI) will benefit from the services of a professional shredding company. HIPAA The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability…

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How the Right Shredding Company Can Help with HIPAA Compliance

1 Thing Becomes 100 Have you ever heard the saying, “You can do 99 things for someone and all they’ll remember is the one thing you didn’t do?” That one thing overshadows the 99 things you did do and becomes the representative for all 100. This goes for almost any situation. No matter how well…

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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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Privacy Law Resources

Understanding the privacy laws that impact public and private organizations is important. Several well-known federal regulations set strict privacy standards for medical, financial, and personal information. Here’s an overview of the laws that may affect your business: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) HIPAA affects any healthcare organization that handles, stores, and transmits…

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