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How to Properly Shred Medical Documents

Hospitals and medical offices in Thousand Oaks must gather a certain amount of information from patients, much of which includes sensitive data. They also have an obligation to protect the data. This means they must take measures to ensure the proper disposal of these documents, also referred to as protected health information (PHI). One of […]

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HIPAA Compliant Document Destruction

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, was enacted to protect the privacy of an individuals’ health information. While your company may abide by all HIPAA standards in-office, document disposal is an area where many companies remain weak. With fines reaching $10,000-$50,000 per violation, it is well worth taking the extra step to […]

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Tips for Businesses in Ventura: Shredding for HIPAA Compliance

Raise your hand if your company is: A health provider. This includes doctors, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, dentists, and other caregivers. Provides health plans or is otherwise involved in paying for care. A health care clearinghouse. This is a company that processes health information and standardizes it for business purposes. If you meet any of these […]

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