Crypto Currency Conundrum

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Ok, this may not feel like a HIPAA related topic…but hang on, you’ll see where I’m going with this. You’ve all heard of Bitcoin I’m sure. This is the big player in “crypto currency”. You know, that non-money money. Bitcoin has competitors like Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and more. You can view a market value of Read More

ECW Fined $155 Million

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I must say, the recent notice that eClinicalWorks has been fined $155 Million to settle the claim “…to resolve a lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging false claims of software performance and kickbacks to customers for false product promotions…” is not a great surprise. Sure, we’d all like to think everything is done on Read More

Wanna Cry Ransomeware

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That’s an apt name…given by the press I believe. It is a variant of the Wana Decrypt0r malware. What to know Do I have it? Well, it will probably be quite obvious by now if you have it. But, make sure your anti-virus definitions are current. Make sure you run scans nightly…not just once a Read More

Shadow Brokers and You

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What’s the point of all the policies? Many, especially in smaller practices feel policies and procedures are merely a harassment program. The reality is this: no matter the size of your office – you, your staff, and those you hire to help you need a solid understanding of what is expected. I constantly get an Read More

Windows Vista Not HIPAA Compliant

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So long, fare well… You know the rest. If you haven’t heard yet, Windows Vista is finally done. Some goodbyes are difficult. This one, not so much. It is time to say goodbye Windows Vista. More than likely you already have. More realistically I’ll say…hopefully you have moved on from Vista already. Microsoft has announced Read More