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Requirements of a Comprehensive Security Risk Analysis

HIPAA requires covered entities and business associates conduct a Security Risk Analysis (SRA) to ensure compliance with addressable and required elements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security rules. The intent… Read More

Insurance Verifications – New Way to Improve the Check-In Process & Bottom Line

Healthcare workers who are at the front desk and in the billing office are at the epicenter of an unprecedented “shake-up” in health insurance coverage and physician reimbursement. These employees… Read More

Zix – Sensitive Emails Require Extra Security

There are two main options for sending and receiving secure email in healthcare: Zix and Barracuda. At ScanSTAT, we use ZixMail to encrypt electronic communications containing PHI or other sensitive… Read More

CEs Should Ensure Accountability vs Dictating BA Business Practices

In the recent article “Your Business Associates Hold Your HIPAA Compliance Future in Their Hands: Eleven Things You Can Do,” the author, Marla Durben Hirsch, provides commentary for a recent… Read More

A Nurse’s Love Language: How To Show You Really Appreciate Them

Many in healthcare are familiar with the 1995 classic relationship advice book The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman. For National Nurses… Read More

Allscripts Milestone Points to Industry Shift to Streamlined Records Processing

“The Times They Are-A Changin’……” Can’t you just hear Bob Dylan singing right now? ….We’re sorry for that! As evidence of the rapidly evolving healthcare space, ScanSTAT Technologies partner Allscripts… Read More