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EMR: DETAILS TO WATCH FOR WHEN EXTRACTING RECORDS

by ExcelasOctober 11, 2016
Excelas has retrieved more than 600,000 pages of medical records from a variety of EMR systems and for a variety of projects and has observed some common trouble areas. Be aware of these six top issues when pulling electronic records. [More]

HIPAA | Issues in LTC | Long-term Care | Medical Records

A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE'S COMPLIANCY JOURNEY: BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENTS

by ExcelasJuly 29, 2014
Small businesses commonly face challenges in HIPAA compliance that larger companies do not face. One such challenge may be creating and executing Business Associate Agreements with subcontractors such as document management companies, couriers, and technology providers. [More]

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A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE’S COMPLIANCY JOURNEY: ELECTRONIC TRANSFER OF PHI

by ExcelasJune 30, 2014
For small companies whose primary function includes receiving, reviewing, and analyzing information contained in medical records, dealing in the transfer of protected (or personal) health information (PHI) will be a daily occurrence. These types of companies constantly deal with medical records, and protecting PHI that is electronically transferred is of primary importance. This can naturally lead to a major focus on becoming fully HIPAA compliant. [More]

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A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE’S COMPLIANCY JOURNEY: REMOTE WORKFORCE

by ExcelasMay 15, 2014
Small businesses may struggle to achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance, especially when there are added challenges such as employees who work remotely—whether full-time or on occasion—and need to access protected or personal health information (PHI) on a daily basis. Ensuring corporate office compliance is often an easier task than ensuring compliance for remote workspaces, but the HIPAA requirements stay the same no matter the location. [More]

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