Author Archives: Linda Allard

About Linda Allard

Linda Allard is the president of NEMT.

The audits are coming!

As business associates, we have not been high on the radar screen as far as audits go with the OCR. This year that is changing. Although not as many business associates will be audited as covered entities, we will be … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Disaster recovery — be prepared

It’s hurricane season. For some parts our our country, this weekend has been one of dealing with a disaster that has caused all different types of damage depending where you live. Last month we watched a state going through massive … Continue reading

Posted in Operations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What do you do after you audit?

I recently ran an audit on an area that showed some things we needed to improve.  We are required, as we all know, to do audits but what do we do with the data?  We are supposed to asses it … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Doctor reviews open up can of worms for HIPAA

I don’t know about you but when I am traveling to someplace different I almost always look at the reviews of the hotel or for a recommended restaurant. I even read the reviews when I want to download an audible … Continue reading

Posted in HIPAA | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Does your email fit your reader?

I need to start this blog by admitting that I don’t like to write.  It is not one of those things that comes easily, and I spend a lot of time rereading or thinking of how to start what I … Continue reading

Posted in News and stories | Tagged , | Leave a comment