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How to Protect Your Practice from Cybercrime
Your practice is a favorite target for cyberattacks. Here are steps you can take to avoid being victimized by these crimes.
Is Cyber-Security Insurance Right for Your Practice?
With cyberattacks and breaches of patient data becoming disturbingly common, cyber-security insurance might be worth the cost.
7 Signs It's Time to Fire Someone at Your Practice
It's a hard call, but sometimes you have to let someone go at your practice. Here are few signs it's time to let go.
Dealing with Patients Unhappy over HIPAA Constraints
HIPAA can be a headache for patients, too. Here are some things you can do to calm the waters when patients object to HIPAA restrictions.
When It’s Okay to Disclose PHI and When It’s Not
The ins and outs of when you can legally disclose patient information and when you can't aren't always obvious. Here's a little guidance.
Make Sure Your HR Policies Discourage HIPAA Violations
We often think of IT departments when we think of meeting HIPAA regulations, but the heart of compliance is in human resources.
Train Your Patients on Safe Use of Portals
Even if you're totally HIPAA compliant and know that your portal is secure, your patients may not be so sure.
Catch HIPAA Violations before Privacy is Compromised
Some HIPAA violations can be caught and fixed before the damage is done. Here are a few ways to do so.
Four HIPAA Violations Practices Accidentally Make
Some HIPAA violations are obvious, but others can be less so and easy to miss. Here are four.
Patients Need Good Passwords, Too
Password security isn't just for providers. Practices should make sure its patients are using tough passwords when using their patient portal.
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