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A Summary of 1,000 Clicks

On March 18th, 2019 Fred Schulte and Erika Fry published the article “Death by 1,000 Clicks” on Kaiser Health News (KHN), a collaboration between KHN and Fortune Magazine. The article reviewed the findings of a three-month long investigation into the ...

HIPAA Fine Spotlight - $111,400

The Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC) is a Colorado critical access hospital that agreed to pay $111,400 to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. This hospital employed about 175 workers and provided more than 17,000 clinic ...

Upcoming Events - June 2019

On Wednesday, June 12th, the Greater St. Louis MGMA will be hosting its Legislative Update during the monthly lunch meeting ...

Best Practice of the Month: HIPAA Security Officer

This month HTA is focusing on the HIPAA Security Officer role within independent healthcare practices. The HIPAA Security Officer is defined in section 164.308 of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations as the security official who is responsible for the ...

What’s New in Breach News:

Ransomware Shuts Down Practice Over $6500! The healthcare sector has been hearing about ransomware and its dangers for years now. A recent breach headline highlights just how devastating this type of attack can be if a practice is ill prepared ...

Spotlight: Jefferson County Growth Association

On Tuesday, May 14th Derrick Weisbrod will be speaking at the Jefferson County Growth Association (JCGA) Bi-Annual Meeting as their featured guest speaker for their breakfast meeting. Initially formed in 1988 to promote Jefferson County to home buyers, builders, and ...

Best Practice of the Month: Hardware Updates and End of Life

Medical practices house a lot of hardware. From the computer at the front desk, the scanner used for insurance cards, the laptops the doctor takes into patient visits, to MRI machines, all these machines work to keep a practice running ...

HIPAA Fine Spotlight - $500,000

Advanced Care Hospitalists (ACH) of west central Florida agreed to pay $500,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) as settlement for potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. ACH provides contracted internal medicine physicians to hospital and ...

Best Practice of the Month: Backups and Disaster Recovery

As we leave (most of) the ice and snow behind us and enter the season of thunderstorms and ...

SIL Practice Management Summit

  Healthcare Technology Advisors is at the SIL Practice Management Summit now through Friday the 15th, educating our peers on Dark Web ...

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