Windows 10: so great that Microsoft skipped Windows 9 to get right to it! It appears, though, that in the rush to get it out there, Microsoft may have overlooked a few privacy issues (or maybe they did it on purpose?…) Windows 10 is built to be very integrative with Microsoft’s online servers. The default […]
5 CE Clock Hours suitable for NC LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs A 5-hour training for private practice mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and psychologists in psychotherapy practice to navigate the “digital ethics” and legal pitfalls in modern practice management. We will discuss: confidentiality and other HIPAA/ethics concerns in electronic communications […]
Surprising Revelations about HIPAA and Private Practice, with Roy Huggins, Joe Bavonese and Casey Truffo
Thinking about HIPAA never helped grow a practice, right? If you want a more successful practice but you don’t think about HIPAA, this webinar is for you.
I don’t do a lot of consulting for people who’ve experienced a “security breach” in their practices. But in the last year I’ve gotten 7 inquiries about security breaches from colleagues, and every single one was from someone whose email had been hacked into. So I’d like to make sure everyone knows the two things […]
Clinicians are motivated by relationships. Our relationship with HIPAA has been rocky at best for a long time, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
A simplified, chunked-down look at the process of (actual) compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule, split into three steps. Plus some busting of myths.
They say HIPAA is HIPAA is HIPAA. But can it work differently for mental health clinicians? Are we different in ways that make HIPAA different for us, too?
Announcing our newest offering: Office Hours! A frequent, low-cost service to provide near-personal help in understanding tech, ethics and HIPAA.
Some claim that electronic records are safer than paper because of encryption. This statement is at once totally right and dangerously wrong.
Electronic Records and the ACA 2014 Code of Ethics: Disclosing Record-Keeping to Clients (3rd in a series)
The 2014 ACA Code of Ethics is taking the lead on asking counselors to disclose to clients when and how they keep e-records. Other professions may follow.