Tag Archives: HIPAA

5 Steps to Better Password Protection

Security and confidentiality are the bywords of the internet and the last barrier before your valuable data is the password.  Unfortunately, many users defy logic and common sense by using common terms or familiar data for their passwords.  Unauthorized access … Continue reading

Posted in EMR, Practice Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMR – Why must there be 300 different choices?

I’ve been baffled by the initiative to have doctors “connect” with each other and the plethora of electronic medical records (EMR) software on the market. In no way can one imagine that information sharing is wholeheartedly embraced, rather it is … Continue reading

Posted in EMR, Practice Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

EMR + Social Media = A Good Idea?

The emergence of social media as a steadily expanding influence in EMR use opens potentially newer and wider venues and justifications for its use The promise of EMR has slowed as the deadlines near for proof of its use and … Continue reading

Posted in EMR | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The privacy of email in the workplace

On January 13, 2011,  Court of Appeals decision in the Third District, Court of Appeals, Sacramento ruled that email between a client and their attorney while performed at the work site and using the employer’s computer may not be considered … Continue reading

Posted in Practice Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment