Author Archives: Linda Allard

About Linda Allard

Linda Allard is the president of NEMT.

Never share your passwords

Recently we received a phone call from the IT department of a client who was having some issues with our system. During the conversation it became clear that we had an instance where someone had shared their password. It came … Continue reading

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Audit your employees

Are you auditing your own employees? I know that I have written about this issue in the past, but it is something we all need to really be aware of and have a plan in place that we can carry … Continue reading

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Make security a resolution

Since I have the honor of writing the first blog of the year, I get to say Happy New Year. The beginning of a new year is a really interesting time. Many of us are ready to start fresh and … Continue reading

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Social media and medical records

As part of our companies training we have an annual “recertification” of HIPAA for all team members. I, along with all team members, go through this course. I sat down to take my course last week and noticed that a … Continue reading

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Headphones: A forgotten tool for compliance

NEMT is very lucky to have a wonderful internal newsletter. I use this newsletter as part of my HIPAA compliance for education. We do a formal education with each team member and then we supplement with relevant HIPAA-related educational articles. … Continue reading

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