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Free HIPAA Risk Audit Webinars in August

August 14 & 15, 2018 – We are putting on a series of two webinars covering risk to PHI. These two webinars will cover identifying the sources of PHI in your clinic, identifying and classifying sources of risk to PHI, and what it means to take reasonable actions to minimize those risks. We will discuss Read More

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FBI Advises ‘Reboot Router’ to reduce threat from global malware attack

Last Friday the FBI advised all US residents to reboot their routers to mitigate the threat from a Russian initiated threat called ‘VPNFilter’. This threat is estimated to affect ~500,000 devices from multiple manufacturers. Furthermore, it has been suggested that parts of the threat can persist after reboot and that the only way to be Read More

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Wi-Fi Security threat a risk to every health care clinic

This week the KRACK (which stands for Key Reinstallation Attack) threat to the WPA2 security framework was announced. KRACK is especially relevant to the small businesses that we work with because usually, you don’t have a dedicated IT person to update your hardware on site. Details of the danger This danger makes traffic between wireless Read More

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Risk from Kaspersky Lab’s Anti-Virus Software

Common anti-virus, Kaspersky that came pre-install on computers from popular retailer Best Buy was recently found to be a vulnerable to security risks. (see article) This just demonstrates, that no matter your best intentions or how proactive you are at security protected health information (PHI) you need to have an updated and dynamic process for Read More

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HIPAA Risk Audit Consultation

HIPAA security risk assessment is an on-going process of discovering, correcting and preventing security problems. The risk assessment is an integral part of a risk management process designed to provide appropriate level of security for your clinic. Mighty Oak Technology has assisted hundreds of clinics like your own in creating a HIPAA baseline and setting Read More

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MIPS Certification

After completing a two week course to become a MIPS certified project manager recently, I began reflecting on the evolution of these CMS incentive programs over the last six years. One thing about this new program, compared with meaningful use, PQRS, or the value based modifier is that MIPS brings a lot of what we Read More

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Quality Payment Program Consulting

The programs MIPS and MACRA are now known as the Quality Payment Program. Payments from CMS will be affected based on providers participation in 2017. Private payers are getting in on the program as well by offering pathways through Alternative Payment Models. New requirements can be a hard to stay on top of. Determining if Read More

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2016 Meaningful Use Attestation Readiness Consultation

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2016 Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2.3 Upgrade and Assistance

GREAT NEWS ABOUT DRAGON! Today, Nuance announced a FREE UPGRADE for users of Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2 (DMPE 2) to upgrade to DMPE 2.3. DO YOU HAVE DMPE 2? If you are still on an older version of DMPE, you can purchase an upgrade to the DMPE2 version, through Mighty Oak Technology Inc. for Read More

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