HIPAA Compliance Checklist & Guide

If you're in the health care industry, then you should already be familiar with HIPAA. If you're new to this field, then it is time to learn what exactly HIPAA is, and how to ensure that you are...

HIPAA and Social Media: What You Need to Know

You may be wondering, what exactly does the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act have to do with apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter?

HIPAA Compliant Hard Drive Destruction: Data Destruction Guidelines

Destroying a hard drive might sound like something reserved for a James Bond-type spy and espionage thriller. However, for covered entities under HIPAA, it's something that must be done from time...

HIPAA Covered Entity — How to Determine if You Are One

A covered entity under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act can be the following: a healthcare provider, a health plan, or a healthcare clearinghouse.

HIPAA Fines: How a Medical Practice Had to Pay $750,000 For Not Being HIPAA Compliant

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) fines can range from a harmless $100 to a downright detrimental $1.5 million.

Telemedicine and HIPAA: Making Sure You're Compliant

It's safe to say that 'telemedicine' is no longer just a buzzword in the healthcare community. If you're unaware of what exactly telemedicine is, here is a brief definition.

Greenway's EMR & Data Migration Support

Medicus IT is dedicated to providing the best service we can for our clients. Our first-class service doesn't come easy and often requires the enlisted help of other, top notch companies along the...

How To Avoid Scams: 5 Common Scams & How To Avoid Them

It comes as no surprise that not everyone out there is acting in the best interest of your business. If you're the owner of any type of business, no matter how big or small, odds are someone has...

The History of IT Security (And the Future of Cyber Security)

Now more than ever, IT security and cybersecurity is extremely important for any business. While the threat of data breaches has been prevalent for quite some time, scammers, hackers, and other...

HIPAA Risk, Social Media, & Tough Love

The Challenge of Improving HIPAA Compliance and Health Care IT Security (Part 2)