Author Archives: Linda Allard

About Linda Allard

Linda Allard is the president of NEMT.

Turn those programs off!

During a recent conversation I had with a group of healthcare professionals it came to light that not everyone shuts all their work computer programs off when they’re done for the day. This seemed to be happening as a time … Continue reading

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Adventures in patient advocacy

My father has been ill over the past few months and I have become his health care advocate.  I have taken him to all kinds of doctors and we have worked our way through what feels like a maze of … Continue reading

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8 projects, 6 teams, 1 month — no problem

Each new year we often end up with New Year’s resolutions and our goals for work are just the same. After a great power meeting early this year, I ended up with eight projects to manage at one time with … Continue reading

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Risk analysis – HIPAA’s little black dress

As we start the new year, it’s a good time to start fresh and clean things up. Many of us have gone to the gym and noticed that all the classes are full with everyone working on their resolutions. For … Continue reading

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HIPAA at home – toss out that sticky note!

We all know HIPAA very well. We work hard to follow the rules and make sure our facilities follow the rules. HIPAA uses the words “best practices” often, which is something that we all strive for, but in this day … Continue reading

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