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Nov 14 2018

ADA CERP

As of November 1st, 2018, American Medical Compliance is officially certified by the American Dental Association. The certification will last up into December of 2020. American Medical Compliance is very excited about this certification and for the opportunity to …

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Nov 06 2018

Patient Data Breaches Increase

By Julia Vann
Between 2010 and 2017, there has been a 70% increase in healthcare data breaches according to HIPAA Journal. Every year since 2010, there has been a gradual increase in healthcare data breaches, except for the year …

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Nov 05 2018

Paralysis Solution

By Julia Vann
Recently there has been new developments in the research of paralysis and, amazingly, ways to fix it. According to Science Daily, in 2016 Mayo Clinic assisted a paralyzed man through a number of rehabilitation visits and …

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Sep 21 2018

Social Media Abuse

by Julia Vann
Imagine something really funny, or interesting, or incredible happening at work one day. Right off the bat, you just want to tell everyone you know about it. It’s such a good story, and you know your …

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Sep 19 2018

New Mexico Lost Medical Records

By Julia Vann
Imagine, all at once, your medical records becoming public knowledge. It’s a scary thought, having what should remain private suddenly under the public gaze. At best, it would be embarrassing, and at worst, it could lead …

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Sep 18 2018

Safe Patient Handling

 

Author: Ernesto Fierro
Occupational injuries remain one of the most crucial aspects in the healthcare field . For example, in the United States, an average of 6.4 work related injuries per 100 employees was reported in 2013. Moreover, …

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Sep 14 2018

Premera Blue Cross Destroying Evidence

By Julia Vann
Premera Blue Cross faces an accusation of destroying evidence for a class action lawsuit. The initial breach happened back in 2015 when a cyberattack allegedly compromised 35 computers. Up to 11 million patient records may have …

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Sep 13 2018

Safety After Tropical Storm Gordon

By Julia Vann
With the recent Tropical Storm Gordon, the U.S. Department of Labor has urged the states affected to be extra mindful about safety protocol. In the aftermath of a storm, you would think that the worst would …

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