EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health
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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PIMSY mental health practice management EHR enhances HIPAA compliance

How Can PIMSY Help Keep You HIPAA Compliant?

It goes without saying that HIPAA compliance is of the utmost important to mental & behavioral health care agencies. While most EHR software helps increase data protection, how specifically can PIMSY help you keep HIPAA compliant? Keeping your data safe & secure is one of PIMSY’S foremost...

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PIMSY behavioral health practice management software 10 steps to hipaa compliance

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 4:10 Steps to Compliance

by Donna Koger, 11.9.15 HIPAA Compliant Practice Management It’s projected that HIPAA audits will increase in 2016, starting at the beginning of the year. While it’s always critical to practice viability to maintain HIPAA compliance, it’s even more important when audits are on the rise. Here are 10...

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PIMSY behavioral health practice management system PHI identifiers

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 3: PHI Identifiers

by Donna Koger, 11.5.15 Personal Health Information (PHI) Identifiers If you have come across the word “identifiers” in connection with Personal Health Information (PHI), you may have asked yourself “what are they and why should I care about identifiers?” If you are aware of the types...

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PIMSY mental health software HIPAA 2016: breach info

2016 HIPAA Audits Part 2: Into the Breach

by Donna Koger, 11.2.15 HIPAA Breach Notification Rule The HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires HIPAA Covered Entities (CEs) and their Business Associates (BAs) to provide notification following a breach of unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI). Similar breach notification provisions apply...

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PIMSY mental health software HIPAA audits in 2016

2016: Year of the HIPAA Audit – Are You Prepared?

by Donna Koger, 10.29.15 HIPAA 2016: Part 1: What’s On the Horizon? The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued two reports recently calling for the HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to strengthen its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...

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PIMSY EHR for dieticians

2015 Compliance Guide (Part 4): HIPAA

by Donna Koger, 2.13.15 Mental / behavioral healthcare practices face several compliance challenges this year, with HIPAA being no exception. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect in 2015: “Now is the time to review your HIPAA documentation and match it to the current OCR audit protocol” Even...

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PIMSY behavioral health EHR 2014 HIPAA Compliance Guide

Guide to 2014 Omnibus Compliance

by Leigh-Ann Renz, 1.9.14 How does HIPAA Omnibus apply to mental & behavioral health? HIPAA affects all forms of medical care, including mental & behavioral health, ABA, speech therapy, OT, and PT. In 2013, HIPAA laws were updated in a revision known as Omnibus that went into effect on 3/26/13....

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