Best Practices in Maintaining a Connected Remote Workforce

By:
Kate Vergara
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April 30, 2020
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HIPAA and Privacy
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The internet has changed the labor landscape when it allowed for telecommuting or home-based work setup. While this promises comfort and convenience to workers, it gave rise to several challenges.
In the Philippines, the legislature has adopted the HIPAA model and passed the Data Privacy Act...

Mobile Devices: A Threat to HIPAA Security

By:
Rey Palmares
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December 14, 2018
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HIPAA and Privacy
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Mobile devices have always been a controversial issue when it comes to PHI. This is predicted to grow more difficult in the ensuing years...

The Digital Paper Trail and HIPAA Compliance

By:
Rey Palmares
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December 3, 2018
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HIPAA and Privacy
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Transitioning to paperless documentation is a difficult process in light of HIPAA standards. The process of storing information does not end after having converted these to digital EMRs. Rather, HIPAA continues and provides for a new set of rules in keeping these documents. There are two considerations: (1) the legal requirements of retention time and (2) the method of data creation and destruction.

Password Managers: Can they be trusted?

By:
Nina Ricci Sullano
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August 15, 2018
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HIPAA and Privacy
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Password Managers are commonly recommended by security experts, yet not everyone agrees with them. Skeptics often associate the use of password managers to putting all your eggs in one basket. An investigation into users’ considerations towards using password managers (Fagan, M., Albayram, Y., Khan, M.M.H. et al) reveals that “non-users are more likely to feel […]

GDPR vs. HIPAA: How are they different?

By:
Rey Palmares
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June 12, 2018
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HIPAA and Privacy
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Last May 25, 2018, the United Kingdom effected a new law entitled ‘The General Data Protection...

Open Enrollment and Your Xilium Virtual Assistant

By:
Rey Palmares
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October 1, 2017
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Company
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Healthcare
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Xilium VAs
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HIPAA and Privacy
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The 2018 Open Enrollment is fast approaching. From November 1, 2017 until December 15, 2017, employees are provided the opportunity to opt out of their insurance plans and search for greener pastures. This proves to be an equally jam packed time for doctors and other health practitioners – and the task can often be overwhelming.

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