Monthly Archives: April 2014

HIPAA on the go – how secure is your mobile device?

I can’t keep up with all the reading material that crosses my desk, but I do try to read as much as possible. Recently I read “The Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security” (http://www.ponemon.org/blog/fourth-annual-benchmark-study-on-patient-privacy-and-data-security). I found … Continue reading

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Prepare for total destruction

Windows XP reached its end of life on April 8, 2014. As a result, many of you had to purchase new computers in order to remain HIPAA compliant. This article is written for those who plan on donating their old … Continue reading

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N.H. judge nixes hospital tax

In case you missed it, a judge in New Hampshire has declared the state’s so-called “hospital tax” to be unconstitutional. Last week, Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Philip P. Mangones ruled that the Medicaid Enhancement Tax is unconstitutional in part … Continue reading

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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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