Finding ‘Meaningful Use’ in a simple HIPAA Solution

Background & Challenges Barbara is the office manager for a Grand Rapids, Michigan family practice with four staffers and 1800 patients. The practitioner has been providing healthcare services to patients for 24 years. While attending her monthly association meeting of regional physician office managers, Barbara met local services provider Joe Dylewski, president of ATMP Solutions,…

How Physicians can Avoid HIPAA Penalties in 2015

With the healthcare industry moving towards digitalization, the electronic health records even in protected formats are becoming increasingly attractive to the criminals of the cyber world. Not a day goes by without news articles published about hospitals or medical practitioners paying millions of dollars as penalties due to public exposure of the protected health information.…

Data Breaches to Increase further in 2015

Technological innovations over the years has paved the way for physicians and healthcare professionals to adopt mobile technology in their healthcare practices. While this has brought in positive impacts on patient care, organizational efficiency and work flow, healthcare data breaches have unfortunately become a major issue faced by large number of healthcare providers. Even as…