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HIPAA Snippets: New Videos Aim to Clarify Regulations

June 30, 2014
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Whether you are a physician with an established online reputation or are using the Dr. Leonardo webuilder to create your practice's first official website, you are most likely already aware that there are federal regulations in place to help you monitor your practice's digital presence. These terms are included in the Health Insurance Portability and...  read more

Digital Medical Records: Myths about Health Data Sharing

June 16, 2014

As a growing number of hospitals as well as small independent practices continue to make the shift from a tradition paper recordkeeping system to electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR), there is some confusion over what going digital entails. Here Are the Top Three Myths about Electronic Health Records: 1) Making Data...  read more

HIPAA Compliance and Your Practice

May 26, 2014

Making sure that your medical, healthcare or alternative practice meets HIPAA regulations can be challenging, especially with current health reform regulations. However, there are certain important points that will help your practice as you transition to electronic records. HIPAA (Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act) serves to ensure that patients' records are kept safe...  read more

What Do Patients Want When It Comes to Online Healthcare Management?

May 12, 2014

A recent international survey found that more than 80 percent of patients say that they consider electronic capabilities to be at least somewhat important when it comes to the medical practice they select. Nearly half of the participants stated that electronic capabilities are very important, according to the Accenture Consumer Survey. The survey was conducted...  read more

FBI Urges Healthcare Providers to Boost Their Online Security

April 28, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has recently issued a warning to healthcare providers that they must increase their medical websites' cybersecurity systems in order to prevent patients' private records from falling into the wrong hands. The preemptive notice, which was distributed by the FBI to healthcare providers earlier this month and was obtained by Reuters,...  read more

Keeping Your Medical Practice's Content and Communication Secure

April 21, 2014

When picking a website builder to create your practice's new website, one important aspect to consider is security. As a healthcare professional, you're fully aware of the paramount role that privacy and data protection play when it comes to your patients. You want your site's medical information and patient communication portals to be safe. While...  read more