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Don’t Try This at Work: Security Risk Analysis Is Not a Do-It-Yourself Project - 08/02/2019

Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) requires practices to conduct a security risk analysis at least once a year. HIPAA requires at least one analysis, and annual check-ups are considered a best practice. Many physicians find out through these reports that their practices have a lot of work to do to keep patient records safe.


Five Gray Areas of HIPAA You Can't Ignore: New White Paper - 10/10/2016

With the U.S. Office for Civil Rights' Phase 2 HIPAA audits now under way, there's no room for complacency when it comes to HIPAA compliance. A new white paper from Scrypt Inc. highlights five areas of HIPAA compliance that leave room for misinterpretation. Scrypt Inc. helps practices protect sensitive information with products like TMA's free member benefit DocbookMD, a HIPAA-secure messaging application.


Battle Hacks - 08/23/2016

Federal, state, and private-product options exist to help practices stay in compliance with HIPAA privacy and security regulations while keeping patient information secure. The Texas Medical Association offers one such product, the Online HIPAA Security Manager, at a discounted rate for members.