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Physical Therapy Provider Settles with OCR for $25,000 in PHI Breach

On February 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced it had reached a settlement with Complete P.T., Pool & Land Physical Therapy, Inc. (CPT) after the organization exposed the protected health information (PHI) of a number of its patients. CPT, a California-based physical therapy practice,… Read More »

Webinar: HIPAA Compliance Tune-up for 2016

Wednesday, March 9th from 2:00 EST Healthcare IT thought leadership and practice managers continually seek ways to foster a culture of alertness when it comes to HIPAA compliance. They have the dual challenge of staying on the right side of federal regulators and stopping would-be hackers. This is especially true given the potential impact a data… Read More »

Preparing for the upcoming 2016 HIPAA audits: Lessons and examples from past breaches and fines

With 2016 audits looming in the headlines there is no doubt you should be prepared for the long overdue, stricter audits. Past violations will be analyzed: causes of the incidents, gaps, and remediation. Learn from experts about how to stay out of the headlines, avoid penalties and protect your reputation.   Thursday, January 28th from… Read More »

The five laws of the ICD-10 conversion

Throughout the history of the world, there have been societies that have prospered, while others have plummeted to their eventual demise. How do both these variants defer so much, when both stem from the same origins? The answer lies in leadership, compliance, and adherence. Yes, supremacy of law has indeed been the differentiating feature between… Read More »

5 Great Tools to Help Achieve HIPAA Compliance

In the midst of ever-increasing HIPAA regulations and more sophisticated threats to patient information, it’s important to know how to stay safe while also being HIPAA compliant. Luckily for you, Blog HIPAA focuses on 5 great tools that help protect patient information and ease the compliance burden: Email encryption Mobile phone BYOD protection HIPAA compliant… Read More »

Certification Opportunities brought to you by Practice Management Insititute

Keeping your practice protected is our mission Equally important is retaining staff with well-rounded knowledge in their areas of expertise. Specialized training and certification enforces compliance efforts. Take a look at these certification opportunities, below, brought to you by Practice Management Institute, a leading provider of continuing education and credentialing for medical office staff for… Read More »

Where Does it Hurt: A Live Online Event

“Where does it hurt?” is a common question caregivers may ask their patients. But when was the last time that question was posed to the caregivers themselves? That’s exactly what athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush believes we, as an industry and a as country, need to do more often. Please join us for this special event,… Read More »