Healthcare EMR Blog

Agency in HIPAA Omnibus Rule

February 12, 2013  |  by benw  |  Blog

Agency in HIPAA Omnibus Rule Whether or not an entity qualifies as a Business Associate or an Agent could potentially be very important for a medical practice. Why?  Imagine the following scenario: You set up a relationship with a Business Associate (let’s say, an outsourced Billings provider).  The Billings provider has a data breach.  If …

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Still using Google Apps? You should stop that.

February 11, 2013  |  by benw  |  Blog

If there are any medical providers or business associates out there who are using Google Apps or GMail as a Vendor, I would recommend that the following: Either conduct a Risk Assessment, or contact us to do so. Stop using Gmail and Google Apps immediately. Here’s our reasoning for offering that advise – Google is …

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