'HIPAA Compliance' Category
HIPAA compliance is something that is being talked about constantly these days and when you are looking for a medical transcription company, you want to be sure that the one you choose doesn´t just offer great prices and good service . . . they also need to be HIPAA compliant.
It shouldn´t be too [...]
Most medical professionals realize that it´s important to check that your medical transcription service is HIPAA compliant, but most often this refers to document delivery.However, everything related to the medical transcriptions and records needs to be treated with care.
While documents may be the main event, there is far more to medical transcription and HIPAA [...]
It´s a necessary step these days, checking that your medical transcription service is HIPAA compliant. With all the rumors and news about medical insurance theft and scams that begin with leaked patient information, it´s important that you have a medical transcription service that you can really trust to be careful with those private documents.
Most services [...]
At first glance, it might seem like that hypochondriac patient´s medical file isn´t really worthy of stealing, so you may wonder why HIPAA compliance is such a big deal. The truth is that while actual medical files might not interest many people, the information contained in them certainly has value. Things like social security numbers [...]
Medical transcriptionists and HIPAA compliance go hand in hand, but occasionally you´ll find a medical transcriptionist who doesn´t claim to be HIPAA compliant. What happens in this case? Can you use someone who isn´t?
While you can technically use anyone, a medical transcriptionist who is not HIPAA compliant could cause problems for you down the road. [...]
When it comes to medical records, HIPAA transcription is the best way to go, to ensure that there are no leaks. This process has been refined over the years to create a safe method of providing medical transcriptions that won´t end up in the hands of someone who has no right to see them. Confidentiality, [...]
When it comes to medical transcription security, HIPAA compliance is pretty much mandatory. You can´t afford to deal with the aftermath of a breach in security with confidential patient information. This is actually the reason these guidelines were developed in the first place, thanks to some incidents with medical transcriptionists gone bad.
While it is [...]
Thanks to HIPAA compliance being required only by tech-savvy medial practices, many are holding back on the whole internet side of things. This is probably the worst idea ever! Yes, the HIPAA rules are strict and carry stiff consequences, but the ability to have all patient information on your computer network, accessible at the tap [...]
HIPAA compliance is something that you need to check out when looking into hiring a medical transcription service. Anytime medical information is sent via email, it becomes compromised and this can create some huge problems if you aren´t careful. For this reason, when looking for someone to do your medical transcription, don´t just assume you [...]
HIPAA compliance is something that reliable medical transcription companies pride themselves on. But what does that mean for doctors who are using medical transcription services?
Privacy is something that is not taken lightly in regards to patients and medical care. While having your documents transcribed is a very useful service, it does bring up concerns about [...]