EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health

Do You Know Where Your PHI Data is Hiding?

by Donna Koger, 2.11.18 Hidden PHI Data = Hacker Candy. If you’re not sure where your PHI data is hiding, check out these locations that may surprise you and could compromise your data security: USB Drives Users often forget about PHI data they have incorrectly placed on a vulnerable thumb or...

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Late to the HIPAA Compliance Security Table

by Donna Koger, 6.29.17 Many healthcare IT specialists are reporting that healthcare (including mental + behavioral health) is later to the HIPAA compliance security table than other industries, such as finance and even government. Our industry suffered the second highest number of security incidents...

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Is PIMSY Safe From Cyber Attacks?

In light of the recent cyber attacks on healthcare institutions, we’ve gotten some very valid and understandable questions about PIMSY’s safety and security. Thankfully, when you’re a PIMSY customer, all of your data is stored in the secure and HIPAA-compliant Microsoft Azure Cloud....

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Are Your Mobile Devices HIPAA Compliant?

by Donna Koger, 2.21.17 Okay, so we’ve told you about encryption on computers, but what about mobile devices like iPads, iPhones and Androids? Can you encrypt these so that PHI on them is not accessible by anyone but you? The answer is yes and it is actually quite simple in most cases. Encryption...

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Encryption: What Are You Waiting For?

by Donna Koger, 1.26.17 No, seriously, what is keeping you from complete HIPAA compliance? Are you afraid it will cost too much and take up too much of your time? Do you know it’s not that difficult to be fully compliant – and it is very important for your survival as a business? Data Encryption...

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PIMSY behavioral health EHR shares HIPAA misinformation - and facts

HIPAA Misinformation

by Donna Koger, 2.11.17 The Plain HIPAA Facts How do you know what is true and what is false in the HIPAA world? Many people have been confused about HIPAA information that could interfere with their total compliance. Here are five samples of compliance misinformation: 1. Over & Out Compliance...

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PIMSY mental health EHR software program offers details about the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP)

MACRA Quality Payment Program Finalized

The MACRA Quality Payment Program – aka QPP – is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which was passed in 2015. As the name suggests, MACRA applies only to Medicare. The goal is to ultimately change Medicare payments from quantity to quality based. It also...

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PIMSY behavioral health software shares details about the required HIPAA disaster recovery plan

Disaster Recovery Plan: Are You Prepared?

by Leigh-Ann Renz, 9.14.16 The recent hurricane got us thinking: what’s your disaster backup plan? The HIPAA Security Rule requires all Covered Entities (CEs) to draft a disaster recovery plan, by service definition, that includes what measures your practice will take in case of a natural disaster....

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pimsy behavioral health EMR and practice management system shines light on the MACRA program

MACRA, MIPS, QPP, APMs – huh?!

MACRA, MIPS, PQRS, MDP, ADMs, QPP, APMs… what!? How do you make sense of the variety of acronyms currently being used for the clinician incentive program? Let us help you break it down: MACRA In 2015, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed. The goal is to ultimately...

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“PIMSY more than pays for itself by streamlining my office, improving efficiency and reducing billing times. I would recommend PIMSY to anyone looking for a good EMR company that will help you implement its program and help you with any questions you have along the way.”

~ Seth H., Business Owner