'HIPAA Compliance' Category
Medical transcription is the process of creating patient records by converting audio files dictated by the healthcare professional of the patient-healthcare professional encounter into text format. Medical transcription is an important ingredient of the healthcare process providing inputs for the operational as well as commercial aspects.
However medical transcription is a specialized skill that requires the [...]
We all have heard a lot about HIPAA compliance, but most medical professionals don`t worry too much about it. However, if you are hiring someone like a medical transcriptionist who is not HIPAA compliant, then you are running a big risk.
The risks that you face if you choose to go with a medical transcription [...]
As a medical professional, you do your best to avoid lawsuits and other unpleasantries, but one of the best ways to go about this is to only use transcriptionists or medical transcription companies that are HIPAA compliant.
HIPAA compliance is something that every medical transcriptionist needs to be if they want to keep getting new [...]
Medical identity theft is a very serious problem and it`s on the rise. While you aren`t necessarily responsible for keeping your patients safe from this problem in general, you are responsible for keeping their information safe while you have it.
Medical transcription services are often targeted since they have so much patient information. With all the [...]
HIPAA compliance is really the only way that you can guarantee there won`t be legal repercussions later on in your medical practice, due to outsourcing medical records. While there`s certainly nothing wrong with outsourcing medical transcriptions, there are some rather unscrupulous companies out there that will take advantage of the information and others that just [...]
How safe is your personal data? Do you know? Patients aren`t the only ones at risk when you use a non-HIPAA compliant medical transcription service. Your information is on those documents, too and that can be dangerous.
When you are looking for a medical transcription service, it is very important to get one that focuses on [...]
Is HIPAA compliance really necessary in a medical transcription service? For many medical professionals, the thought of someone stealing their patient information seems like a pretty distant possibility. And for most, it is. That doesn`t mean you don`t want to protect against it, though.
Even when the possibility seems remote of medical identity theft, it pays [...]
There`s nothing worse than a lawsuit when you are a medical professional, but without HIPAA, it`s far more likely that you will face one. In fact, when you opt to work with a medical transcription company that is not HIPAA compliant, you could end up in some pretty hot water.
These issues can cause damage to [...]
Wondering how to make your transactions with your medical transcription company even more HIPAA compliant? If you find yourself struggling to maintain security in all areas of your medical practice, then you might be interested in learning more about HIPAA compliance.
Every medical practice needs to be aware of the fact that identity theft is alive [...]
HIPAA compliance is something that is very much sought after these days. It is used by medical transcription companies that know what they are doing and that are determined to give their clients a great experience and help them keep their patient files safe and secure.
When looking for a good medical transcription company, you want [...]