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HIPAA Fine Spotlight – $100,000

Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc (MIE) is an Indiana business that provides electronic medial records and software services to healthcare providers. MIE has agreed to take corrective action and pay a $100,000 dollar fine to settle potential violations of the HIPAA ...

Upcoming Events - July

Have a HAPPY and SAFE Fourth of July!   After the long weekend (we hope you have a good one!) there are two events the next week. Wednesday, July 10th from 12-1pm: The Greater St. Louis MGMA Webinar features our ...

Best Practice of the Month: Documentation

Documentation is an important asset for every business. It spans all aspects of your operation, from your client list, billing procedure, data backup, to your login passwords. Any information that is vital to know to run your business is something ...

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 ...

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