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Raintree Systems Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC

2019-09-13T22:42:51+00:00Compliance, Data Security, EHR, EHR Systems, EMR, EMR software, EMR Systems, Healthcare News, HIPAA, Press Release, Uncategorized|

Raintree Systems Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC Raintree Systems has completed the rigorous process of achieving ONC-ACB EHR certification from Drummond Group LLC for the latest version of our EHR software product. Raintree Systems, which met the requirements for ONC-ACB EHR 2015 Edition Certification, is an integrated EHR platform designed for use in the specialized medical fields of Physical Therapy, Pain Medicine, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, and Bariatric Surgery With more than 16 years of testing experience across various industries, Drummond Group LLC (DG) brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Its healthcare [...]

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HIPAA 2019: How to stay ahead of the curve

2019-02-28T18:21:36+00:00EHR, HIPAA|

A major focus of provider organizations heading into the New Year is centered on the delivery of value-based care and incorporating telehealth medicine into their practices.  But without a solid security infrastructure, these programs will crash and burn before they’ve even left the gate.  As more and more organizations add on digital tools to assist their medical departments, the laws of HIPAA are increasingly being looked at as outdated and archaic.  Can the governing bodies still maintain control over a rapidly evolving marketplace that has granted customers 24/7 access to their records?  Fueling the call for change On October 18, 2018, Elizabethtown Community Hospital in [...]

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Understanding the Potential Consequences of a HIPAA Violation

2019-02-28T18:21:36+00:00HIPAA|

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, frequently referred to as HIPAA, has been on the books since 1996 to establish standards and guidelines for maintaining the confidentiality and security of patient health information. Healthcare providers and their office personnel that violate the rules of HIPAA can find themselves facing serious consequences. Even though HIPAA compliance is nothing new for the healthcare industry, violations are still quite common. This stems from a variety of circumstances, including staff that is either undertrained or simply unaware of the potential consequences of a HIPAA violation. To help you and your office staff better understand [...]

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HIPAA Compliance and EMR: What You Really Need to Know

2019-02-28T18:21:36+00:00Compliance, EMR Systems, HIPAA|

In 1996, Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which was designed to protect sensitive personal health information. Keep in mind that at the time of its passage, medical records were either written or printed, and stored in filing cabinets. Transitioning to electronically stored data hasn’t changed the HIPAA privacy and security obligations of healthcare providers, however, which means that all EMR systems must keep health information safe in accordance with the act. In this article, you will learn about the benefits of EMR, and associated security risks, as well as why and how to make your EMR [...]

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Data Security and HIPAA Rules

2019-02-28T18:21:44+00:00Data Security, HIPAA|

Developing HIPAA Compliant Data Systems Sensitive patient information, including identifying data, has to be protected at every stage of the care delivery system, including billing and processing. With the proliferation of specialized health care clinics that provide a spectrum of services outside of family medicine and ambulatory care, the need for consistent HIPAA compliance has never been greater. The introduction of telemedicine and remote diagnostics is also requiring that care providers and practice managers reassess data security. Raintree Systems offers comprehensive solutions for electric medical record (EMR) management. We can help ensure that your patients continue to benefit from the security [...]

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Disaster Recovery Solutions for ePHI

2019-02-28T18:21:44+00:00Disaster Recovery, HIPAA, News|

Three Important Tips for Developing HIPAA Compliant Recovery Solutions Planning for electronic disasters and recovery is a complicated undertaking. Plans have to be reassessed periodically to account for changing technology, system configurations, and legislation. Disaster recovery solutions also need to be compliant with current HIPAA standards. Developing a HIPAA compliant disaster recovery solution can be challenging for a number of reasons but fundamentally, organizations have to come up with ways to safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI) while also facilitating effective disaster recovery. There are a few valuable strategies that agencies can implement to support data risk analysis efforts and recovery [...]

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Top 5 Best Practices for Designing Healthcare Websites

2019-02-28T18:21:45+00:00HIPAA, News, Technology|

Top 5 Best Practices for Designing Healthcare Websites Healthcare organizations face myriad expanding challenges as the Internet continues to be an essential component of the industry. Non-profits, pharmaceutical companies, physicians, and other caring professions are all encountering various difficulties prompted by the Internet and digital media. The following top five best practices can assist with the healthcare web design process to manage those hurdles. Integrate social media tools - Leveraging social media integration allows you to use it as beneficial tools to enhance marketing, outreach, visibility, and services within the marketplace and local communities. Employ quality SEO content - Content is [...]

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Small Healthcare Practices See Big Fines Due to HIPAA Violations

2019-02-28T18:21:46+00:00Compliance, HIPAA|

If you think that your small medical practice is safe from a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) violation, a recent case may make you think otherwise. Not only should you take steps to protect your practice, you should also take steps to protect the information of your patients, as one small, private practice in Massachusetts recently discovered. A Small Mistake With Huge Consequences Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C. in Concord, Mass. experienced a recent theft when an unencrypted thumb drive was stolen from the vehicle of an employee. The drive housed the electronic protected health information of [...]

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