Are All Of Your Policies In Place?

Have you reviewed your HIPAA Policy and Procedure Manual?  Are all of your policies in place?  If you are not sure which policies and procedures you need, below is list that can help you in making sure you have everything … Read More

HIPAA Access Policy

HIPAA requires you to implement policies and procedures that, based upon the entity’s access authorization policies, establish, document, review, and modify a user’s right of access to a workstation, transaction, program, or process. Does your organization have written procedures to … Read More

Are Your HIPAA Policies And Procedures Up To Date?

It’s that time of year where I am working on Security Risk Assessments for all of our clients.  Are you HIPAA Policies and Procedures up to date?  Have you reviewed the manual?  All you need to do is review them, … Read More

Free Email Service

Are you using a free email service in your practice?  This includes Yahoo, gmail, hotmail,, etc., just to name a few.  If you are…stop!  These are not secure ways to send email and should not be used in your … Read More

Start Thinking About Your Security Assessment

If you haven’t started to think about this years security assessment, let me remind you…it’s time to start thinking about your security assessment!  Get on the schedule asap!  The assessments are getting more complex, more comprehensive and taking more time … Read More

Changes In The HIPAA Privacy Rule

There are some changes in the HIPAA privacy rule that I wanted to make you aware of.  As you know, Tier3MD works on the technical/security side of the HIPAA rules but wanted to just pass this along to you.  Let … Read More

Incident Response Checklist

Part 1 Do you have an incident response checklist?  An attack can happen at anytime and you need to be prepared.  I’ve often said in my blogs, the best way to handle a ransomware attack is to prepare for it.  … Read More

Review Your Policy And Procedure Manual

It is time to review your policy and procedure manual for HIPAA.  Some practices put the manual together and let it sit.  Don’t do that!!  You need to review it each year, log the date and initial it.  The policy … Read More

Plan For Your Security Assessment

It’s that time of year again!  Time to plan for your security assessment.  There are a few things you need to get into place now to insure that you will be able to have your security assessment completed by the … Read More