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Privacy’s having a moment

Privacy’s having a moment

Just a few short months ago, we held a webinar on the battle between privacy vs. access. And access was winning. The push towards digitization and automation favors access, and with regulations like the Cures Act focused on enhancing patient access to health...

CRIS certification – why it’s critical for record management

CRIS certification – why it’s critical for record management

CRIS CERTIFICATION – WHAT IS IT? It's no surprise that Protected Health Information (PHI) must be kept secure while at rest and throughout the PHI transfer process. This requires an in-depth knowledge of a patchwork of rules and regulations that must be learned,...

Let’s break it down: right of access

Let’s break it down: right of access

A “designated record set” includes information maintained by a covered entity. For health plans, this includes information regarding enrollment, payment, claims adjudication, and case or medical management record systems
For healthcare providers, this includes medical and billing records maintained by or for the provider, lab results, imaging.

The OCR’s notorious Wall of Shame

The OCR’s notorious Wall of Shame

AVOIDING HIPAA BREACHES AND THE "WALL OF SHAME" Healthcare technology is constantly evolving, with the goal of improving efficiency and increasing access. And while that may offer more effective processes and support better care coordination, it also leaves many...

The battle between privacy & access

The battle between privacy & access

In light of this year’s regulatory information overhauls that include the HIPAA NPRM, 21st Century Cures Act, Information Blocking and more, our recent webinar explored the battle between privacy and access as well as the juxtapositions and challenges brought to both...

Keeping data safe and secure

Keeping data safe and secure

HealthMark Group’s specialized team ensures secure, accurate, compliant, and efficient transfer of protected health information (PHI) while using its multi-layered approach to prevent unauthorized access and disclosures. We’ve safely transferred personal data for...

HealthMark featured on the “talking about PHI” podcast

HealthMark featured on the “talking about PHI” podcast

We’re excited to share that our own Zachary Perry was featured on the “Talking About PHI” podcast - don’t miss it!⁠⁠ Topics covered:⁠⁠ -- Zack’s background and current roles as both President of AHIOS and SVP, Strategy for HealthMark Group -- AHIOS advocacy...

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