Healthcare EMR Blog

Am I a Covered Entity?: A Guide to Determining if Organizations and Individuals are HIPAA Covered Entities

June 13, 2013  |  by robinp  |  Blog

Determining whether or not you are or are not a covered entity is relatively straight forward, but is a hugely important step in becoming HIPAA compliant. So just in case there is anyone out there in the health care industry who is not sure about their standing as a covered entity, HHS produced a handy …

Read More

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 …

Read More

Practice Fusion Review: Software Demo

September 23, 2011  |  by Admin  |  Blog, News

Demonstration – Practice Fusion EMR Practice Fusion is the fastest growing EMR that physician practices are adopting. While other EMR vendors may charge $40,000 for licensing, installation and $50,000 for hardware upgrades, and possible licensing fees, CEO, Ryan Howard is offering Practice Fusion as a free web-Based solution. Using ads, the company is able to …

Read More

5 Things to consider when dealing with HIPAA in the cloud

September 12, 2011  |  by Admin  |  Blog, Uncategorized

“ With the recent changes to the fine structure in HIPAA legislation, a number of smaller clinics are finally turning their head and paying attention to compliance regulation in healthcare. Specifically, fines for non-compliance with HIPAA are beginning to bare teeth. A recent example of this is a healthcare provider in Maryland which was just …

Read More