EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health
PIMSY mental health practice management software shares part 8 of HIPAA 2016 series: All About That BAA

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 8: All About That BAA

by Donna Koger, 7.19.16 Business Associate Agreement – Not Just Another Document Did you know there have been $6 million in HIPAA Fines levied so far this year for lack of Business Associate Agreement (BAA) documents? To avoid this type of HIPAA fine, you may need to do some inventory in your...

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HIPAA Privacy Statements: Are You Compliant?

by Donna Koger, 6.13.16 Most of you are probably aware that HIPAA requires your health organization provide a Privacy Statement or Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) to all your patients. However, many of you are probably using an outdated version of this document that doesn’t measure up to the most...

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PIMSY mental health practice management software shares part 6 of HIPAA 2016 series

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 6: HIPAA Crash

by Donna Koger, 5.12.16 Don’t Let It Hit You on the Way Out We’ll bet you don’t want to end up like the Massachusetts Ear Group who has to pay $1.5 million to resolve HIPAA regulation charges. Unfortunately, this is yet another reminder for practices, providers, clearinghouses and business associates...

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PIMSY mental health software shares HIPAA compliance in a nutshell

HIPAA Compliance in a Nutshell

It’s that time of year: flowers blooming, birds chirping, weather warming – and HIPAA audits increasing. Word on the street is that HIPAA audits are increasing early this year.  Thankfully, we’ve got you covered: our HIPAA Compliance Officer, Donna Koger, has put together a clear...

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PIMSY software for inpatient services shares common Security Risk Analysis (SRA) myths

Top 10 Myths of HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

As with any new program or regulation, there may be misinformation making the rounds about Security Risk Analysis (SRA). The following is a top 10 list distinguishing fact from fiction. 1. The security risk analysis is optional for small providers False. All providers who are “covered entities” (CEs)...

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PIMSY mental health EHR asks: are you a HIPAA target!?

Why Am I a HIPAA Target?

by Scott Koger, 2.24.16 Did you know health data is the number one type of data sought by hackers? One reason it is so popular is because health information is usually much more detailed personal information than say, credit card data. There is a lot of PHI that goes beyond name, address and phone...

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PIMSY mental health practice management hipaa email guidelines

HIPAA Email Guidelines

by Leigh-Ann Renz, 2.12.16 Does Email Violate HIPAA? With OCR set to increase audits in early 2016, maintaining HIPAA compliance for your organization is more important than ever. Does email violate HIPAA regulations? How do you transmit information – or email – in a HIPAA-compliant format? Don’t...

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PIMSY mental health software earns 2016 hipaa compliance certification

Woot Woot! PIMSY Team Earns 2016 HIPAA Certification

As you can tell from our blog, we take HIPAA very seriously and make every effort possible to keep our clients educated and empowered to meet compliance. We also give away complimentary content on our website, in an effort to elevate and empower the mental & behavioral health industry as a whole. Two...

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PIMSY mental health EHR: where does PHI Data hide?

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 5: Where’s Your PHI Data?

by Donna Koger, 1.8.16 Only HIPAA Knows…. Have you ever thought about data remnants and what are they anyway? Your electronic data files hide in places you may not have thought about when disposing of PHI (personal health information), which could cause serious problems with HIPAA rules and...

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