What exactly is a Business Associate and why do we need an agreement?

Think about any entity, or individual, you allow access to your patient information (or Protected Health Information – PHI) in order to facilitate their job. This could be anyone from an IT company, your practice management system, even your collections agency. Wouldn’t it be nice to know these c…
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Comparing Email Encryption Services

Email has become an essential way for people to communicate. As technology has continued to progress, so too have the potential risks that can arise from sending and sharing information online.
This is a guest post written by Laura Miller, Compliance Manager of Aspida.
Personal information and…
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