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A Nearly Million Dollar Mistake: Heritage Valley Health System

July 3, 2024
Did you know that ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly common in healthcare? ...

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Transforming Healthcare Safety: Managing Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements with Smart Solutions

June 27, 2024
Workplace violence, unfortunately, is a highly prevalent experience in healthcare. Shockingly, healthcare...

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HIPAA for Dental Practices: Avoid the Most Common Fines

June 26, 2024
Did you know that as of 2023, less than half of dental...

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Drowning in Paperwork? 70% of Healthcare Workers Are Too. Here's the Fix.

June 13, 2024
Did you know that more than 70% of healthcare workers spend over...

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Don't Be a Statistic: Why OSHA Compliance Matters in Healthcare

June 6, 2024
Did you know that the healthcare industry has some of the highest...

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Change Healthcare Breach: What You Need to Do

May 31, 2024
Since February, the Change Healthcare ransomware attack has dominated headlines in the...

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HIPAA Audits are Back: 83% of Practices Miss This Crucial Requirement (And How to Fix It)

May 29, 2024
The random HIPAA audits are officially back. Melanie Fontes Rainer, Director of...

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Why Improper Documentation Can Be Your Biggest HIPAA Vulnerability

May 23, 2024
Secure documentation is essential in any industry. However, in healthcare, there’s even...

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Top Five Reasons Why You Need Compliance Software For Your Organization

May 21, 2024
As a healthcare provider, staying updated on evolving regulations is crucial to...

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How Your Small Medical Practice Can Thrive with the Help of Automated Compliance

May 10, 2024
We’re celebrating National Small Business Day by highlighting some of the hardest-working...

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Strong Passwords, Strong Protection: World Password Day

May 2, 2024
Happy World Password Day!  To celebrate, let’s refresh your password etiquette. With...

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UnitedHealth Group in the Hot Seat: All Eyes on the Change Healthcare Breach

May 1, 2024
Over the last several months, your friends at Abyde have kept you...

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Can You Post That?: The Secret to HIPAA-Compliant Marketing

April 30, 2024
Going viral in healthcare has a much more serious meaning than in marketing. Marketing...

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The Brief History of HIPAA: How We Got Here and Why it Matters

April 29, 2024
At Abyde, it’s clear that we eat, live, and breathe HIPAA. Let’s...

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Change Healthcare Breach: A Long Road Ahead

April 26, 2024
It’s Friday! It’s time to unwind and not think about work for...

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Compliance Catastrophes: Business Associate Agreement Troubles

April 25, 2024
Can you believe it’s over so soon? Today is the last part...

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Compliance Catastrophes: Improper Access of PHI by Staff

April 24, 2024
It’s hump day! As we get through this middle bump of the...

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Compliance Catastrophes: Stolen Devices

April 23, 2024
Welcome back to another blog on Compliance Catastrophes: real-ish world examples of...

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Compliance Catastrophes: Email Safety

April 22, 2024
Good morning! We hope we can cheer up your Monday blues with...

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The HIPAA Security Rule: What You Need to Know

April 19, 2024
This week, we’ve gone through what makes HIPAA, well, HIPAA.  HIPAA, or...

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The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Ensuring Patient Privacy

April 18, 2024
Healthcare records can be pretty personal. That’s why it only makes sense...

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The Breach Notification Rule: What to Do in Case of a Data Breach

April 17, 2024
Imagine this: it’s a quiet Wednesday morning at the practice. As you’re...

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Smile with Confidence: Promoting Safety in Dentistry

April 16, 2024
Happy Toothsday! Okay, okay, yes, we know that was bad. Regardless, we...

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Your Safety Matters: Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare

April 15, 2024
Hi everyone! We hope you had a nice weekend!  We’re starting this...

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1-800-HIPAA: Guide to Compliant Phone Calls

April 12, 2024
Brrring Brrring Brring! It’s your friends from Abyde calling! Pick up! We...

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What's HIPAA? What's OSHA? What's the Difference?

April 11, 2024
Now, when you work in healthcare, you’re not only responsible for the...

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The Future is Now: Keeping Up with AI in Healthcare Compliance

April 10, 2024
It’s hard not to marvel at the updates in technology. Maybe it’s...

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OCR Updates HIPAA Guidance for Online Tracking Technologies: What You Need to Know

April 9, 2024
Did you get a chance to see the eclipse yesterday? We hope...

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Beyond the Law: The Ethical Importance of HIPAA Compliance

April 8, 2024
It’s Monday! Here’s to the beginning of another awesome week of taking...

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Royal Blunder: What the Kate Middleton Breach Teaches Us About Patient Privacy

April 5, 2024
Today, we’re talking about some international news.  Once again, get your passport...

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What’s the GDPR?: Your Guide to EU Data Privacy

April 4, 2024
Today, we’re talking about our friends across the pond – Europe.  HIPAA,...

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HIPAA Compliance Insights: Summit Takeaways and OCR Guidance

April 3, 2024
Happy Wednesday! Let’s crush the rest of the week! While we are...

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Spring Cleaning: Level Up Your Compliance

April 2, 2024
The season of spring marks the start of a new beginning. For...

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HHS Cracks Down on New Jersey Nursing Facility for HIPAA Violation

April 1, 2024
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has imposed a...

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Phoenix Healthcare Fine: Don’t be a Fool in Compliance

April 1, 2024
Happy April Fools Day! We hope you’re enjoying the holiday with some...

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Maintaining a Safe and Healthy Work Environment: Tips for Healthcare

March 29, 2024
Happy Friday! Cheers to another work week conquered. When at work, we...

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What are Bloodborne Pathogens?

March 28, 2024
Want to know what’s up with bloodborne pathogens? Well, you’ve come to...

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Don't Panic: Steps to Take After a Sharps Accident

March 27, 2024
OUCH!  Getting pricked by a needle or a sharp object never feels...

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The History of OSHA: More than Just Regulations

March 26, 2024
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…  Okay, maybe...

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Safety First: How OSHA Benefits Your Practice

March 25, 2024
Happy Monday!  For many of us, this is the start of another...

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Abyde Feature Week: Training Portal

March 22, 2024
Is it over already? But, we’ve been having so much!  If you’re...

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March Madness: Why Abyde is the Slam Dunk Solution for Compliance

March 21, 2024
What a beautiful time of year! It’s spring, the birds are singing,...

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Abyde Feature Week: BA | CE Portal

March 21, 2024
Let’s go! Day number four of Feature Week. We hope you’ve stayed...

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Feature Week: Custom Policies and Procedures

March 20, 2024
Wait. Hold up. Are we already halfway through our Feature Week? For...

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Abyde Feature Week: Scorecard

March 19, 2024
Welcome to Feature Week! Whether you stayed tuned from last week, or...

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Abyde Feature Week: Security Risk Analysis

March 18, 2024
For some, this might be Spring Break, but we have something even...

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No Luck in Compliance

March 15, 2024
Top of the morning to you!  Happy (early) Saint Patrick’s Day! We...

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Change Healthcare Breach: What We Know Now

March 14, 2024
BREAKING NEWS! Your friends at Abyde are right back at you with...

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Top Mistakes of Business Associates in Healthcare: How to Avoid Partnership Pitfalls

March 13, 2024
Hi Business Associates (BAs)!  We know that working with healthcare practices adds...

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A to Z: A Compliance Dictionary

March 12, 2024
Today, we’re taking you to compliance school. Don’t worry, there won’t be...

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Compliance FAQs: Get Answers to Your Top HIPAA & OSHA Questions

March 11, 2024
Let’s be honest: compliance can be complicated. With all the regulations, sometimes...

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Change Healthcare Cyber Attack: What You Need to Know

March 8, 2024
If you haven’t seen the news, one of the biggest cybercrimes in...

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Yikes! My Files Are Kidnapped!: What is Ransomware?

March 7, 2024
Ransomware. Even the name sounds ominous! With the Change Healthcare ransomware attack,...

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Most Common HIPAA Violations by Dentists

March 6, 2024
Happy National Dentist’s Day! In honor of this special holiday, here’s a...

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HIPAA vs SOC 2: What’s the Difference?

March 5, 2024
When it comes to compliance, with the countless governing boards, rules, and...

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Combating Doctor Burnout: How Abyde Can Help

March 4, 2024
Happy Monday! It’s a new week and a fresh start.  We hope...

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The Power of Employee Appreciation: How Empowerment Benefits the Workplace

March 1, 2024
Happy Employee Appreciation Day! We here at Abyde know the importance of...

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Shredding for Secrecy: Why BA's Proper Disposal Matters

March 1, 2024
Handling the complexities of HIPAA regulations can feel like walking a tightrope...

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Abyde Recognized as a Top Workplace in 2024

February 29, 2024
Clearwater, FL (February 29, 2024) – Abyde, a leading provider of healthcare...

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Make the Most of Your Extra Day: The First Step of Compliance

February 29, 2024
Happy Leap Day! With the extra 24 hours, what do you plan...

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What You Need to Know: Major Changes to 42 CFR Part 2

February 28, 2024
For practices offering treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD), some major...

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Keeping Your Team Safe: A Guide to the OSHA Form 300A for Healthcare Facilities

February 27, 2024
Hi! Your friends here at Abyde just wanted to remind you that...

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Leap into Action: Important Data Breach Reporting Deadline Approaches

February 26, 2024
Happy Leap Year! Now, let’s celebrate the once-in-every-four-years event with the most...

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Don’t Get Caught Off Guard: HIPAA Audits are Back!

February 23, 2024
They’re Baaaaaack! And in this case, not the poltergeists in the 80s...

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The OCR Cracks Down on Cyber Attack Breaches: Second Ransomware Attack Settled in Four Months

February 22, 2024
Well, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) did it again. In the...

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Not Just Delivering Packages: Medical Couriers' Role in Protecting PHI

February 21, 2024
While doctors, nurses, and researchers often take center stage in healthcare, there’s...

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Abyde Launches HIPAA for Business Associates Software: Simplifying Compliance for Business Associates in Healthcare

February 19, 2024
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, February 19, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Abyde, a leading...

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Empowering Healthcare Workers: Rights and Responsibilities in Compliance

February 16, 2024
The foundation of a strong healthcare practice lies in empowered healthcare workers....

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Social Media & HIPAA: Compliant Social Media Tips for Your Practice

February 15, 2024
Picture this: you’re a doctor, feeling proud after helping a patient overcome...

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Heads Up: Dodge These Top OSHA Violations!

February 14, 2024
Hey there! Ever heard of OSHA? Think of them as the workplace...

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IT in the White Coat: The Crucial Role of IT Companies in Healthcare

February 12, 2024
The medical field is undergoing a digital revolution, and IT companies are...

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Safeguarding Your Practice: A Comprehensive Approach to Cybersecurity

February 12, 2024
The following blog was co-written with Abyde’s partner, Carrie Millar at Dentist...

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The Consequences of Neglecting Shared Responsibility: A Business Associate Case Study

February 9, 2024
The world of healthcare data is complex, with numerous players responsible for...

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Malicious Insider Cybersecurity: Montefiore's $4.75 Million Lesson

February 7, 2024
New York’s Montefiore Medical Center just learned a brutal lesson in data...

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BA Blunders: Lessons From Major Fines Given to BAs 

February 6, 2024
Hey there, privacy protectors! Abyde here, your friendly neighborhood compliance champion, dropping...

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Building a Culture of Compliance: How to Get Your Employees Onboard Across Multiple Locations

February 1, 2024
For multi-location practices, handling protected health information (PHI) means getting every employee,...

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Staten Island Health Center Hit with $195K Fine for Silencing COVID Safety Whistleblower

January 31, 2024
Hi regulation rockstars! There have been some major new updates in OSHA...

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The Increase in HIPAA and OSHA Fines in 2024

January 30, 2024
Well, my compliance crew, the cost of noncompliance just went up. As...

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More Than Just a Vendor: Understanding Your Shared HIPAA Responsibility

January 29, 2024
As a Business Associate (BA) in the medical field, you’re not just...

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The Truth Behind Teamwork: Choosing the Right Sub-Business Associate

January 26, 2024
At Abyde, we know that the medical world isn’t all scalpels and...

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2024 OSHA Law Updates for Healthcare

January 24, 2024
Greetings, safety champions!   At Abyde, we’re obsessed with keeping workplaces hazard-free, which...

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Your Role in Protecting Patient Data

January 22, 2024
In the intricate healthcare ecosystem, patient data flows through a network of...

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Abyde and Urgent Care Association Partner to Streamline Compliance for Independent Urgent Care Practices Nationwide

January 19, 2024
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, January 19, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ –  Abyde, the leading...

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Beyond the Doctor's Office: The Essential Guide to Business Associates (BAs)

January 16, 2024
In the healthcare world, data privacy reigns supreme. That’s where the Health...

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Two Years on Probation, $140,000 Lighter: The Price of Healthcare's Insider Threat

January 12, 2024
Two Years on Probation, $140,000 Lighter: The Price of Healthcare’s Insider Threat...

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From Myth to Mastery: Crafting a Roadmap for Effective Multi-Location Compliance

January 10, 2024
For healthcare organizations juggling multiple locations, HIPAA compliance can feel like a...

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2023's Lessons Learned: Building a Secure Future for Patient Information

January 8, 2024
The year 2023 marked a turning point in healthcare data privacy. HIPAA...

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HIPAA Fine Announced: OCR Cracks Down After Multiple HIPAA Complaints Over Patient Right of Access

January 5, 2024
Patients at Optum Medical Care in New Jersey and Connecticut had a...

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NewYork-Presbyterian Pays $300,000 for Leaked Health Data: A Call for Stronger Healthcare Security

January 3, 2024
At Abyde, we’re always tuned into the importance of keeping health info...

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Make Compliance the Resolution You Actually Keep: Navigating HIPAA and OSHA in the New Year

December 28, 2023
As the New Year unfolds, healthcare organizations face the ongoing challenge of...

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Building a Culture of Safety: Protecting Young Workers in Healthcare

December 20, 2023
Protecting patients and our young workforce is a shared responsibility. At Abyde,...

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Abyde Insights: Managing the Aftermath of the Delta Dental MOVEit Breach

December 18, 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, vigilance is key. Recently, Delta Dental...

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Demystifying Dosimetry Programs: What are they and why are they important for Medical Practices?

December 15, 2023
In the realm of medical practices, ensuring the safety and well-being of...

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Abyde Honored in the 2024 Florida State University Seminole 100

December 12, 2023
Abyde, based in Clearwater, FL, has been named as one the fastest-growing...

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Dissecting the Henry Schein Data Breach: A Stark Reminder for Dentists to Prioritize HIPAA

December 11, 2023
In October 2023, Henry Schein, a major dental supply distributor, suffered a...

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HIPAA Fine Announced: A Wake-Up Call for Healthcare Cybersecurity

December 7, 2023
In a groundbreaking move, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

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OSHA Fine Alert: Workplace Violence in Healthcare is A Serious Threat

December 1, 2023
The recent OSHA investigation of a South Bay correctional facility highlights the...

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The Top Three Steps to Remain OSHA and HIPAA Compliant when Hiring New Employees

November 30, 2023
In the fast-paced realm of healthcare, where patient confidentiality and workplace safety...

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We Had a Needle Prick Incident in Our Practice, Now What?

November 27, 2023
Accidents happen, and in a medical setting, a needle prick can be...

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HIPAA Fine Announced: Medical Center Ignores Authorization Requirements for Media Release

November 20, 2023
In recent news, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),...

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Empowering Patients: Navigating the Landscape of Appointments for Adult Children

November 14, 2023
In the ever-evolving realm of healthcare, questions often arise regarding the autonomy...

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OSHA Compliance in Healthcare: A Smart Investment for Your Practice

November 9, 2023
The following blog was co-written with Abyde’s HR partner, HR for Health....

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Safeguarding Pediatric Patient Data: A Must-Do Guide

November 8, 2023
Imagine a bustling pediatric practice, filled with the laughter of kids. In...

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Demystifying HIPAA and OSHA Compliance: No Certification Needed

November 6, 2023
In the healthcare and workplace safety realms, two acronyms often cause confusion:...

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HIPAA FINE ANNOUNCED: BUSINESS FINED $100,000 FOR NOT HAVING APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION BEFORE RANSOMWARE INCIDENT

November 1, 2023
Yesterday may have been a happy Halloween for some, but for one...

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Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace: A Guide to OSHA Resources and Best Practices

October 23, 2023
The modern workplace can often be a breeding ground for stress, anxiety,...

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Understanding the New HHS Resources on Telehealth Privacy and Security: A Guide for Healthcare Providers and Patients

October 20, 2023
The telehealth usage surge has revolutionized healthcare delivery, particularly amid the COVID-19...

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Why Employee Negligence is the Biggest Threat to HIPAA Compliance

October 16, 2023
Welcome to another edition of Abyde’s insights into the complex world of...

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Emerging OSHA Regulations: What to Expect in the Coming Years

October 13, 2023
Introduction The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a dynamic organization,...

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Attesting to MIPS? Don’t forget about the Security Risk Analysis

October 11, 2023
It’s your practice’s responsibility to get the SRA done, not your EHR...

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Do Optometrists Need to be OSHA Compliant? An In-Depth Look

October 9, 2023
In the healthcare sector, there’s often a misconception that only large hospitals...

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Your Patients Are Watching: Ensuring HIPAA Compliance in Medical Offices

October 6, 2023
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is not just a...

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How Does OSHA Enforce Its Standards: A Comprehensive Guide by Abyde

October 4, 2023
Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace is a priority for employers across...

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Navigating the Complex World of HIPAA Cybersecurity Compliance

September 27, 2023
Healthcare organizations handle a tremendous amount of sensitive data, from patient records...

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Abyde and Pact-One Solutions Join Forces to Revolutionize Dental Compliance Solutions

September 26, 2023
Abyde, a leader in compliance solutions, is thrilled to announce its partnership...

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How HIPAA is an Integral Part of Patient Care

September 25, 2023
When discussing the U.S. healthcare system, terms like Electronic Health Records (EHR),...

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HIPAA Disclosure Standards for Independent Medical Practices

September 22, 2023
Navigating the complexities of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is...

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What Has to be in a Sharps Program: A Guide for Independent Medical Practices

September 20, 2023
As an independent medical practice, ensuring the safety of both your patients...

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OSHA's Role in Workplace Violence Prevention and Workers' Compensation

September 18, 2023
Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that benefits employees who are...

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Navigating a HIPAA Compliance Audit: A Structured Guide

September 15, 2023
Receiving notification of a pending HIPAA compliance audit may initially feel like...

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How Kaiser Foundation Rolled Up Its Sleeves to Clean Up Its Waste Game After a $49 Million Settlement

September 12, 2023
Hey there, eco-warriors and healthcare aficionados! Buckle up because we have some...

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Lessons from the HHS OCR Settlement with LA Care Over HIPAA Security Rule Violations

September 11, 2023
In a recent episode of “Healthcare’s Most Expensive Mistakes,” LA Care, the...

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What Doctors Wish You Knew About HIPAA and Data Security

September 8, 2023
Warning: HIPAA Jokes Inside! Ah, HIPAA. The four-letter word (or acronym, if...

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Frontline Healthcare Workers Increasingly Concerned About Workplace Violence: How To Make "First, Do No Harm" A Two-Way Street

September 6, 2023
We’ve all heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Yet, a...

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From Hoarding to HIPAA-Compliant: A Guide to Disposing of ePHI and Physical PHI

September 1, 2023
The TV show ‘Hoarders‘ showcases the struggles of individuals who have an...

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Abyde Announces Key Executive Promotions: Jake Dewberry Named COO and Chris Wheaton Appointed as CRO

August 30, 2023
Abyde, a leading HIPAA & OSHA Compliance SAAS Company, announced significant promotions,...

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Juggling PHI Access and Unpaid Bills: A Balancing Act

August 29, 2023
Navigating the healthcare industry is like walking through a maze blindfolded, and...

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Sharing with the Right People is Caring - And It's the Law: UnitedHealthcare's $80,000 HIPAA Lesson

August 24, 2023
“Sharing is caring” – an age-old mantra. But in healthcare, it’s all...

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Abyde Takes Home Tampa Bay Inno Award: Compliance Has Never Been So Cool!

August 23, 2023
Hey there, tech enthusiasts and compliance aficionados! Grab your party hats and...

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How to Submit a HIPAA Violation and OSHA Complaint: A (Not So) Top-Secret Guide

August 21, 2023
HIPAA and OSHA: two acronyms that sound like they could be distant...

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OSHA's PPE Guidelines: Staying Safe and Stylish in Medical Practice

August 18, 2023
In the world of healthcare, where white coats and scrubs reign supreme,...

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Unleash Your Inner Compliance Hero: 5 Must-Haves for Your Healthcare Practice

August 16, 2023
Greetings, mighty guardians of healthcare excellence!  Amidst your battles against the forces...

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Brushing Up on Whistleblower Rights – No Fillings Required!

August 11, 2023
Navigating the world of workplace safety can sometimes feel like scheduling a...

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OCR’s COVID-19 Telehealth Enforcement Discretion Transition Period Ends

August 10, 2023
OCR is Turning Up the Heat as their Telehealth Enforcement Discretion is...

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Happy OSHA Safe+Sound Week!

August 7, 2023
It’s OSHA Safe + Sound Week! This week is an annual event...

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What is HIPAA, Anyway? Abyde’s HIPAA eBook Defines HIPAA & Why it Matters in Your Practice

August 1, 2023
Navigating the complexities of HIPAA compliance can be overwhelming, especially when you...

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SR-Hey, Have You Conducted a Security Risk Analysis?

July 28, 2023
In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the safeguarding of sensitive patient information...

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Jacksonville, FL Psychiatric Treatment Facility Faces OSHA Fines After Failing to Protect Workers

July 27, 2023
In a recent investigation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and...

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Safeguarding Healthcare: A Lighthearted Look at Vital OSHA Regulations

July 25, 2023
In the world of healthcare, where compassion meets dedication, the safety of...

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HIPAA Documentation: How Long Should You Keep It? (Hint: Not Forever, But Close!)

July 19, 2023
Step into the world of healthcare compliance, where regulations intertwine with sensitive...

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What’s the Difference between NIOSH and OSHA in Ensuring Workplace Safety?

July 14, 2023
When it comes to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, two...

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The Cost of Compliance & Priceless Privacy

July 12, 2023
In a world where data privacy is paramount, and breaches make headlines...

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Balancing HIPAA and OSHA Compliance in Healthcare Practices

July 10, 2023
Compliance requirements can sometimes feel like a dance routine, and for healthcare...

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Let Freedom Ring: How Abyde Liberates Practices from the Stress of HIPAA & OSHA Compliance

July 6, 2023
Adopting Abyde software and liberating healthcare practices from the burden of HIPAA...

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Safety Revolution: OSHA Compliance Software

June 30, 2023
Just as the American Revolution transformed history, a new revolution is taking...

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Firewall Fireworks: iHealth Solutions Wrapped in $75,000 Worth of Red, White, and Blue Compliance Flags

June 28, 2023
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights...

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Sparkling HIPAA Compliance: Igniting a Secure Healthcare Future

June 27, 2023
Do you ever feel like a plastic bag? Drifting through the wind…..not...

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Abyde Customers Named in America’s Best Eye Doctors 2023 List

June 23, 2023
In an impressive display of clinical excellence, eight Abyde customers were listed...

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OSHA, Hurricanes, and Healthcare

June 22, 2023
Many of us are in the midst of yet another hurricane season....

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ICYMI: Abyde CEO, Matt DiBlasi, Speaks on How to Keep Your Practice HIPAA Compliant with NexHealth

June 20, 2023
In Case You Missed It: We are sharing some exciting insights from...

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Curiosity Fined the Yak: A $240,000 HIPAA Lesson from Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

June 15, 2023
There’s never a dull moment in healthcare, is there?  At Yakima Valley...

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Beat the Heat & Cool Off With Compliance

June 14, 2023
As summer rolls around, it’s not just the season that’s changing. In...

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New Jersey Doctor Fined $30k for Breaching HIPAA in Responses to Negative Google Reviews

June 5, 2023
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched an investigation...

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Ensuring a Healthy and Safe Medical Environment: The Importance of OSHA Compliance in Small to Midsize Medical Practices

June 1, 2023
When thinking about medical practice compliance, the first thing that likely comes...

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HIPAA Violations Unveiled: Examining Critical Breaches of Patient Privacy

May 30, 2023
We always talk about how important it is to set protocols to...

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Million-Dollar General

May 25, 2023
In a series of inspections that can only be described as “Oops,...

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The Expiration of Telehealth Waivers for Dentists: Navigating the Future of Remote Dental Care

May 23, 2023
Over the past couple of years, telehealth has revolutionized the healthcare industry,...

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Abyde and Kaizen Tech Group Announce Partnership to Help Independent Dental Practices Comply With HIPAA Requirements

May 17, 2023
The partnership between Abyde & Kaizen combines their respective expertise in healthcare...

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MedEvolve Pays $350k Settlement Following HIPAA Violations

May 16, 2023
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health...

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No Practice Too Big

May 11, 2023
Small organizations are prime targets for cyberattacks because they are typically less...

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Healthcare Provider Pays $15,000 Due to HIPAA Violation

May 9, 2023
Protect Yourself From HIPAA Fines

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Top HIPAA Compliant Solutions Your Medical Practice Can't Live Without

May 2, 2023
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996...

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Draft Your Compliance Dream Team: Abyde's Winning Strategy for HIPAA, OSHA, and NFL-inspired Success

April 28, 2023
Is it draft season already? NFL teams have been stressing daily to...

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Abyde Wins "Best Places to Work 2023" Award by Tampa Bay Business Journal

April 28, 2023
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, April 28, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Abyde Wins...

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ChatGPT & HIPAA: A Quick Guide on What You Need to Know

April 26, 2023
By proactively prioritizing patient privacy and security, healthcare organizations can greatly benefit from ChatGPT and other AI language models.

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HR for Health and Abyde announce partnership to provide compliance solutions to healthcare practices nationwide

April 26, 2023
HR for Health and Abyde announce partnership to provide compliance solutions to healthcare practices nationwide.

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HIPAA Compliance: What It Is, Who Must Comply, and Penalties for Non-Compliance

April 25, 2023
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a set of regulatory...

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A Culture of Compliance - Your Get Out of Jail Free Card

April 18, 2023
Everyone wishes for the “Get Out of Jail Free” card in the...

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OCR Announces Transition Period for Compliance with HIPAA Rules for Telehealth

April 12, 2023
As of May 12, 2023, a 90-calendar day transition period will be...

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Disaster Recovery and Emergency Action Plan: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst!

April 3, 2023
Disasters can happen when you least expect it and it is super...

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HHS Announces New Divisions Within the OCR

March 14, 2023
EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT!! The U.S. Department of Health and...

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North Texas Dental Practice, Fined $15K for OSHA Whistleblower Violations

March 3, 2023
Blow the whistle… No, not like the 2006 Too Short song but...

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OCR Releases Annual HIPAA Compliance Reports

February 24, 2023
Believe it or not, the Office for Civil Rights kicked off NBA...

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Ready, Set, Compliance

February 10, 2023
Abydians are competitive – it’s in our nature. And we’re not sure...

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Big Fish, Big Fine

February 3, 2023
A hacker dropped a line and an Arizona-based nonprofit health system got...

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Outsourced Doesn’t Mean Overlooked

January 26, 2023
We get it. The hiring market is tough out there right now...

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Brushing & Flossing Are Important to Your Practice, Too

January 19, 2023
You know the drill, no pun intended. The hygienist finishes a cleaning...

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Inflation Strikes on Eggs and OSHA Fines

January 13, 2023
To keep up with inflation and the ever-changing cost-of-living adjustments, the U.S....

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With the first settlement announcement of 2023, OCR selects…

January 4, 2023
We didn’t even make it through the first week of the new...

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Abyde | 2022

December 31, 2022
As we wrap up this year, we want to take a look...

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: BE COMPLIANT

December 22, 2022
The end of the year is right around the corner and while...

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A costly race against the clock

December 16, 2022
On Thursday, the HHS Office for Civil Rights announced a settlement with...

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Fool me once, shame on you… Fool me twice, here’s a Corrective Action Plan

December 16, 2022
On Wednesday, the HHS Office for Civil Rights announced a settlement with...

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Abyde and ACE Computer Systems Partner

December 6, 2022
Industry-leading compliance solution provider, Abyde, announces its latest partnership with ACE Computer...

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Toothpaste, Baseball, and ePHI

December 2, 2022
Covered entities and business associates, like healthcare providers, that use online tracking...

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A New York Health Center's Case is Denied Under OSH Act

November 28, 2022
Hey, ref – blow the whistle already! Back in June of 2021,...

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Abyde Honored in 2023 Seminole 100

November 22, 2022
Abyde has been named one of the fastest-growing companies owned or led...

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Servant Leadership, the Abyde Way

November 14, 2022
Let’s set the stage for you. On the second Wednesday of every...

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Ho, Ho, Hold On Cyber Monday Purchases

November 11, 2022
On average, nearly a quarter of people get their Christmas shopping done...

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Abyde Values: Community Involvement

November 3, 2022
At Abyde, we pride ourselves on our exceptional customer experience, revolutionary software,...

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Industry-veteran, Michael Wilgus, appointed as Abyde Ambassador

October 27, 2022
Together, Michael Wilgus and Abyde announce the recent appointment of Michael Wilgus...

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All Hands In For the OSHA Safety and Health Committee

October 21, 2022
Book clubs are cool. Fantasy football leagues deserve their moment. But do...

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Abyde Launches OSHA Software Solution for Healthcare Practices Nationwide

October 13, 2022
Industry-leading compliance solution provider, Abyde, today announces the launching of OSHA for...

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North Carolina Department of Labor Increases State OSHA Penalties and Updates Investigation Timelines

October 13, 2022
Do you get surprised and frustrated when policies change? How about when...

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Optometrists Need OSHA too!

October 11, 2022
“Why should I be concerned about OSHA? I’ve never heard anything about...

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Kickstart your OSHA Compliance Program with a Facility Risk Assessment

October 11, 2022
If you are familiar with OSHA compliance, you may know that you...

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OSHA Inspection Process & Budget

October 11, 2022
With all of the OSHA inspections that are conducted throughout all the...

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Internal Communication Dos and Don'ts

October 6, 2022
Have you ever accidentally sent a text to the wrong person? Most...

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OCR Settles Three Cases with Dental Practices for Patient Right of Access under HIPAA

September 21, 2022
Boom! Pow! Bang! Three dental practices were sacked yesterday, resulting in nasty...

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OCR Settles Case Concerning Improper Disposal of Protected Health Information

August 24, 2022
When it’s time to clean out and organize that ole garage, you...

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PROPS Center and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA and OSHA compliance to dental practices

August 23, 2022
Industry-leading compliance solution provider, Abyde, announces its latest partnership with PROPS Center,...

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ABB OneBill and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to eye care professionals

August 1, 2022
Industry-leading compliance solution provider Abyde announces their latest partnership with ABB OneBill,...

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Updates Guidance on HIPAA Compliance Rules

July 29, 2022
You know that exciting feeling when apps have an update that adds...

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OCR Announces Eleven More HIPAA Right of Access Settlements

July 18, 2022
Waking up every morning is an eye-opening experience. Do you know what...

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HHS’s Recent HIPAA Guidance on Telehealth and Public Health Emergency Expiration

July 11, 2022
Think you finally got the hang of telehealth? Don’t get too comfy...

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California Dental Association and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to dental care professionals

June 24, 2022
Industry-leading compliance solution provider Abyde announces partnership with California Dental Association and...

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MORE MONEY, MORE PROBLEMS? OCR Budget Proposal Will Result in Greater Enforcement and More Fines

May 16, 2022
If you think the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office...

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Abyde and Identillect partner bringing their compliance and security solutions together to serve the healthcare industry

March 31, 2022
Together, Identillect and Abyde announce a new partnership. The partnership will help...

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Leading the Way in HIPAA Education, Abyde Receives PACE and COPE Approval

March 8, 2022
Abyde is proud to announce that they have officially received the Academy...

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WVA and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions to independent eye care professionals across the country

March 4, 2022
Industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde announced today a new partnership with...

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The Road to Meeting HIPAA Breach Reporting Requirements

February 23, 2022
Accidents happen, no matter how careful you try to be. That’s why...

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NY Attorney General Announces $600K Settlement for HIPAA Breach Impacting 2.1M People

January 28, 2022
We aren’t even a full month into 2022 and it’s already looking...

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Continuing to Revolutionize Healthcare Compliance: Abyde Kicks off 2022 Stronger than Ever!

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022 – Tampa, FL – After yet another year of...

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NH Medical Society Partners with Abyde to Offer Members Industry Leading HIPAA Resources & Solutions

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022 – Tampa, FL – Today, Abyde has announced their...

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Abyde Partners With VisionWeb to Provide Complete HIPAA Compliance Solutions for Eye Care Professionals

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022 – Tampa, FL – Abyde is honored to announce...

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2021 HIPAA in Review

December 28, 2021
Break out your pen and paper because if you haven’t already started...

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Virginia Optometric Association and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to independent eye care professionals

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021 – Tampa, FL – Today, industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution...

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NJ Attorney General Imposes $425,000 Fine to Put out the Fire of HIPAA Violation

December 21, 2021
Handling sensitive information without having the right safeguards in place can be...

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HHS Issues Guidance on HIPAA Disclosures for Extreme Risk Protection Orders

December 20, 2021
To combat HIPAA’s common misconception of acting as a barrier law, the...

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No Quarter Consulting Teams Up with Abyde to Expand HIPAA Compliance Among Users

December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021 – Tampa, FL – Today, Abyde announces its latest...

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The Security Risk Analysis: Setting the Pace for MIPS and HIPAA Compliance

December 6, 2021
As a healthcare provider, tackling your daily to-do list probably feels like...

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OCR Settles 5 HIPAA Right of Access Violations

December 1, 2021
In celebration of ‘Giving Tuesday’ this year, the Office for Civil Rights...

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Abyde and Nebraska Medical Association join forces to deliver simplified compliance solutions

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde is excited to announce a...

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Abyde Joins forces with Maryland’s State Medical Society to Deliver Comprehensive HIPAA Compliance solutions

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde has just announced its latest...

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New York State Optometric Association and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to eye care professionals

October 27, 2021
October 27, 2021, Tampa, FL – Industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde...

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Abyde partners with Direct Dental Alliance to deliver comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021, Tampa, FL – Today, Abyde announced their latest partnership...

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Maine Optometric Association and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to independent eye care professionals

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021, Tampa, FL – Revolutionary HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde...

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HHS Announces Lisa J. Pino as New OCR Director

October 1, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has appointed former Department...

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OCR Announces 20th HIPAA Right of Access Settlement

September 10, 2021
There might not be such thing as time travel but with the...

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The Cost of a HIPAA Violation

September 3, 2021
We’ve all seen enough news headlines to know that the going rate...

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Is Fraud, Waste and Abuse Training Required For My Practice?

August 27, 2021
It’s understandable for healthcare organizations to sometimes feel drowned by responsibilities. In...

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Abyde partners with VDA Services to provide comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions to Virginia dental practices

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021, Tampa, FL – Today, Abyde announced their latest partnership...

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The Security Risk Analysis and its Many Misconceptions

August 13, 2021
HIPAA is kind of like a puzzle – without having each and...

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Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Healthcare

August 6, 2021
Fraud, waste, and abuse are three little words that have impacted the...

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Abyde partners with the Association of Dental Support Organizations to deliver comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions

August 4, 2021
August 4, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software solution, today...

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How Are You Controlling Access to Your ePHI?

July 22, 2021
While there might not be such a thing as a real-life fairy...

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What the Proposed 2022 HHS Budget Says About the Future of HIPAA & Cybersecurity

July 15, 2021
HIPAA compliance has seemed to be on the government’s radar more than...

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Abyde partners with Optometric Billing Consultants to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions to private practice optometrists

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, an intuitive and industry-leading HIPAA compliance software...

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Privacy Rule Proposed Modifications | Public Comments Released

July 8, 2021
Remember those Privacy Rule modifications that the Department of Health and Human...

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Abyde and Smile Source partner to deliver leading HIPAA compliance solutions to private practice dental professionals

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, the industry leading HIPAA compliance software solution...

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Latest OCR Cybersecurity Updates

July 1, 2021
With Cyber Security Awareness Month right around the corner, the multiple cyber...

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Abyde Joins IRIS Solutions to Expand HIPAA Compliance Among Customers

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde has announced a new partnership...

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Your Organizations’ HIPAA Rulebook: Policies & Procedures

June 21, 2021
Imagine if each sport didn’t have its own set of rules –...

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What is a HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices & Why Do You Need One?

June 10, 2021
Whether you’re a self-appointed 5 star chef or an Uber Eats connoisseur,...

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Abyde teams up with AlignLife to deliver simplified HIPAA compliance solutions

June 9, 2021
June 9, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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OCR Announces 19th Right of Access Settlement

June 2, 2021
With the official kickoff of summer only a few weeks away, the...

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Vaccination Status & HIPAA

May 28, 2021
News reports centered around patient privacy and COVID-19 seem to break on...

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OCR Announces HIPAA Settlement with Peachstate Clinical Laboratory for Security Rule Violations

May 25, 2021
No matter the time of year, HIPAA enforcement never goes out of...

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The Perfect Storm | Healthcare Data Breaches

May 13, 2021
With summertime right around the corner, we hope you have your cyber-longboard...

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Abyde partners with Arizona Dental Association to provide comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions to Arizona dental practices

May 12, 2021
May 12, 2021, Tampa, FL –  Today, Abyde announced their latest partnership...

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HIPAA Protected Health Information

May 7, 2021
Most healthcare professionals understand many of HIPAA’s regulations are all about safeguarding...

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Abyde and The Oxman Group join forces to deliver leading HIPAA compliance solutions to dental practices nationwide

May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, an industry leading HIPAA compliance...

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How HIPAA Impacts Your Practice

April 29, 2021
The book you started but never finished, the closet that’s in desperate...

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OCR Alert Warns of Postcard Disguised as Official Government Communication

April 28, 2021
You’ve got mail! The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) just issued an...

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Oregon Optometric Physicians Association & Abyde Partner To Deliver HIPAA Compliance to Independent Eye Care Providers

April 21, 2021
 Industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde and Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA)...

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When & Why You Need a Business Associate Agreement

April 20, 2021
We’ve all heard the saying ‘sharing is caring’ but sometimes doing a...

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What is the HIPAA Whistleblower Exception?

April 8, 2021
Acting out a word or phrase in a game of charades is...

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Abyde joins forces with Dental Ops to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions to independent dental practices

April 7, 2021
April 7, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, offering user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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Premiering Now | The 21st Century Cures Act

April 2, 2021
Roll back the curtains and cue the drumroll because it’s the moment...

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HIPAA Enforcement is on a Hot Streak - 18th Right of Access Settlement Just Announced

March 26, 2021
Looks like the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) just decided to play...

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OCR Continues to Take Non-Compliance By Storm - Announcing 17th Right Of Access Settlement

March 25, 2021
We are definitely no meteorologists over here but if there’s one pattern...

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HIPAA vs Online Reviews: A Primetime Matchup

March 18, 2021
Let’s face it, social media and the internet tend to call the...

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Abyde joins forces with Maine Medical Association to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions to independent medical practices

March 17, 2021
March 17,  2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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Comment Period Extended for Proposed HIPAA Privacy Rule Modifications

March 11, 2021
HIPAA law is officially getting with the times thanks to the proposed...

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Cyber Alert! CISA Issues Emergency Directive for Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities

March 10, 2021
Coming off quite a busy year of cyber attacks and hacking incidents,...

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Does having a ‘HIPAA Compliant’ Seal Make You Compliant?

March 3, 2021
Short answer? Nope. Long answer, having a ‘HIPAA compliant’ seal can actually...

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Abyde expands HIPAA compliance solutions to serve enterprise-level organizations

March 2, 2021
Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software solution designed for independent providers, today...

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What Documentation is Required to Pass a HIPAA Audit?

February 25, 2021
Let’s face it – in today’s digital environment, the risks of a...

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When & Why You Need a HIPAA Authorization Form

February 18, 2021
If you’ve been managing your HIPAA program manually, maybe even using an...

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OCR Announces 16th Right of Access Settlement

February 12, 2021
Today the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is celebrating their Sweet 16...

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What is the Breach Notification Rule?

February 12, 2021
Don’t shoot the messenger, but HIPAA breaches continue to skyrocket over the...

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OCR Settles 15th Right of Access Violation

February 10, 2021
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) started 2021 off with some heavy...

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HIPAA Breaches Reporting Deadline is March 1st

February 5, 2021
2020 was certainly not the year anyone planned, and despite your best...

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What is the HITECH Act and How Does it Relate to HIPAA?

January 28, 2021
Trying to understand all of the complicated rules and regulations your practice...

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Public Health Emergency Extended Again: What it Means For Your Practice

January 22, 2021
I don’t think anyone will be surprised to hear the latest Department...

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Abyde partners with Arizona Medical Association to deliver comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions

January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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OCR Announces 2nd HIPAA Settlement of 2021 with Health Insurer for $5.1 Million

January 15, 2021
Buckle your seatbelts – it’s only 15 days into 2021 and it’s...

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What is the New HIPAA Safe Harbor Law?

January 14, 2021
There’s a lot of legislative changes coming in 2021 (including changes to...

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Local Health IT Company Abyde Continues Exponential Growth, Meets Nationwide HIPAA Compliance Needs

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a healthcare technology company on...

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OCR’s First Settlement of the Year: More HIPAA Right of Access Violations

January 12, 2021
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) wasted no time starting on their...

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2020 HIPAA In Review

January 7, 2021
Sound the air horns, blare your favorite pump-up jam, let loose your...

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Compliance and Security: A Match Made in HIPAA Heaven

December 29, 2020
Peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, rock and roll – there’s...

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OCR Announces 13th Right of Access Fine, Drives Home Importance of Record Requests

December 22, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has been in the giving spirit...

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Latest HIPAA Audit Industry Report

December 18, 2020
End of year report cards are in (or at least they are...

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HHS Proposes Changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule

December 11, 2020
When you thought of HIPAA, was the image that came to mind...

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Meeting December HIPAA Requirements: What Your HIPAA Program is Probably Missing

December 3, 2020
Who doesn’t love the whole “new year, new you” excitement but before...

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Abyde and Colorado Dental Association join forces to deliver leading HIPAA compliance solutions

December 2, 2020
December 2, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde, offering user friendly HIPAA compliance...

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HIPAA Building Blocks: The Privacy Rule

November 24, 2020
Implementing a complete HIPAA program is kind of like assembling a piece...

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What You Need to Know About HIPAA Patient Right of Access Laws

November 20, 2020
Wanna know the secret to avoiding patient complaints? Well, until we figure...

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OCR Continues HIPAA Right of Access Fine Streak, Announces 12th Settlement

November 19, 2020
Reporting new HIPAA settlements has become a weekly routine this month (we’ve...

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Maryland Optometric Association and Abyde deliver HIPAA compliance to independent eye care professionals

November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020, Tampa, FL –  Industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde...

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HIPAA Building Blocks: The Security Rule

November 12, 2020
Even with a law as complex as HIPAA, there are a few...

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OCR Announces the 11th HIPAA Right of Access Settlement

November 12, 2020
The last few months have shown that it’s not a matter of...

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Abyde Partners with the Echo Group to Expand HIPAA Compliance Among Behavioral Health Providers

November 12, 2020
November 12, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde has announced a new partnership...

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OCR Announces the 10th HIPAA Right of Access Settlement

November 6, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) wasn’t kidding when they emphasized HIPAA...

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Behind Every Complete HIPAA Program, There’s a HIPAA Compliance Officer to Thank

November 5, 2020
If you aren’t already aware of how much goes into a complete...

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City of New Haven Reaches HIPAA Settlement After Former Employee Steals Patient Information

October 30, 2020
Just when we thought the month was over, the Office for Civil...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Continues

October 29, 2020
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is wrapping up (believe it or not it’s almost...

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OCR Announces $1,000,000 Settlement With Aetna for Multiple HIPAA breaches

October 28, 2020
Thought we’d be able to skate through the rest of October without...

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Abyde launches new educational partnership with Southern College of Optometry

October 28, 2020
October 28, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde, an industry-leading, user-friendly HIPAA compliance...

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State HIPAA Fines Add to Growing 2020 Fine Totals

October 23, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has left practices taking hit after...

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HIPAA Waivers Expiring October 23 Now Extended to January 20, 2021

October 22, 2020
Believe it or not, it’s been 9 months since the Nationwide Public...

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What Does ‘Information Blocking’ Mean?

October 15, 2020
If you’re at all familiar with the 21st Century Cures Act, you...

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OCR Settles Ninth HIPAA Right of Access Investigation

October 9, 2020
The OCR has proven they keep their promises (unlike that former friend...

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Life Before HIPAA

October 8, 2020
Likely, the number of times someone older than you may have used...

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Abyde teams up with North Carolina Medical Society to deliver comprehensive HIPAA compliance solutions

October 7, 2020
October 7, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde announced today a new partnership...

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1, 2020
Today may be the kickoff of Cyber Security Awareness month, but it’s...

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Abyde Chosen to Enhance Darkhorse Tech Dental Practice Users HIPAA Compliance Programs

September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020, Tampa, FL – Today Abyde announced its partnership with...

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Health Insurer Pays Second Largest HIPAA Fine After Breach Exposes 10.4 Million Records

September 25, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced so many HIPAA fines...

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The 21st Century Cures Act: What Your Practice Needs to Know

September 24, 2020
Technology is increasingly at the heart of healthcare, and navigating all this...

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OCR Drops Another HIPAA Fine, Business Associate Exposes 6 Million Records

September 23, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights has been dropping fines left and right...

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Your Patient Requested Access to their Medical Records, Now What?

September 18, 2020
When it comes to medical records requests, you just hand over patient...

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OCR Announces Historic 5 HIPAA Settlements at Once

September 15, 2020
Earlier today the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced five HIPAA settlements...

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What is a ‘Corrective Action Plan’?

September 9, 2020
HIPAA Settlements are more than just $$$ If you’re like most practices,...

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Top 4 HIPAA Violations Your Practice Should Avoid

September 4, 2020
Even with everything else going on in the world today, HIPAA violations...

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Disposing of PHI: Why, What and How

August 27, 2020
When it’s time to upgrade to that new wallet or purse you’ve...

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OCR Highlights Asset Log as Key HIPAA Recommendation

August 25, 2020
Earlier today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sent out their seasonal...

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Properly Encrypting ePHI: What Your Practice Should Know

August 20, 2020
Even before COVID-19, electronic solutions were transforming the way practices work and...

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Top 6 Ways to Be Prepared for a HIPAA Audit

August 14, 2020
Let’s be real – there’s probably a few things in life we...

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OCR Alert: Windows 7 a Growing Risk for Cyberattacks

August 13, 2020
Have you updated your Microsoft Windows version recently? If your answer is...

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Recently Offboarded Staff? Don't Forget About HIPAA Requirements

August 6, 2020
Many practices have an organized system for welcoming a new employee to...

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Abyde Joins Forces With North Carolina Dental Society to Deliver HIPAA Compliance Solutions to Dental Practices

August 5, 2020
August 5, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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HHS Extends National Public Health Emergency & Limited HIPAA Waivers

July 30, 2020
COVID-19 has made 2020 feel like both the shortest and longest year...

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Abyde HIPAA Compliance Software Provider Launches Revolutionary Partnership with College of Optometry

July 29, 2020
July 29, 2020, Tampa, FL –Abyde, an industry-leading, user-friendly HIPAA compliance software...

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OCR Levies Two HIPAA Fines Totalling $1,065,000 Amidst COVID-19

July 27, 2020
Even in the midst of COVID-19, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)...

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Requirements for HIPAA Training

July 22, 2020
You know the saying ‘teamwork makes the dream work’? The same goes...

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My EHR system makes me HIPAA compliant, right?

July 16, 2020
Let’s face it, in today’s digital age, it’s tough to find a...

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Abyde's Industry Leading HIPAA Compliance Software Now Part of MSV Business Affiliate Program

July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde, offering a best-in-class HIPAA compliance...

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HIPAA Compliant Digital Marketing for Healthcare Practices

July 8, 2020
Nowadays, you can shop online for anything – from chopsticks that double...

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Is Your Telehealth Solution HIPAA Compliant?

July 2, 2020
Ever thought you’d be saying “What’s up Doc?” on a video chat...

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Abyde partners with Acquios Alliance to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions to private practice optometrists

July 1, 2020
July 1, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde, an intuitive and industry leading...

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HIPAA Violation Complaints Rising

June 25, 2020
#HIPAAViolation may not be trending yet, but with the way COVID-19 stories...

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Healthy Eyes Advantage and Abyde partner to deliver HIPAA compliance to independent eye care professionals

June 24, 2020
June 24, 2020, Tampa, FL – Industry-leading HIPAA compliance solution provider Abyde...

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Should I Share This? When Sharing PHI is HIPAA Approved

June 18, 2020
We get it, the struggle is real. The moans and groans with...

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Abyde joins Crystal Practice Management to expand HIPAA compliance among users

June 17, 2020
June 17, 2020, Tampa, FL – Abyde has announced a new partnership...

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Abyde and FDA Services join forces to deliver leading HIPAA compliance solutions for Florida Dental Association members

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020, Tampa, FL –Abyde, an industry leading HIPAA compliance software...

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State Laws vs HIPAA - What You Need to Know

June 8, 2020
When it comes to regulations surrounding the privacy and security of health...

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So, What Exactly is a Security Risk Analysis?

June 2, 2020
You might be aware that all practices need to complete a ‘Security...

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It's Time to Trash Your HIPAA Binder

May 27, 2020
You can shred it, burn it, use it as a paperweight –...

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Latest Cybersecurity Highlights: What the CISA Wants You to Watch For

May 21, 2020
Cyber threats in general but especially those affecting healthcare organizations have been...

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We Know You Want to Get Back to the Office - Here's How

May 14, 2020
Is working in your living room with your pets/kids/significant other driving you...

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Who Qualifies as a Business Associate?

May 8, 2020
As a business owner, you know there are a lot of elements...

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When it Comes to Sensitive Patient Information, Sharing is Not Caring

April 30, 2020
If you’re like most practices, you probably haven’t had the media knocking...

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Are you breaking HIPAA appropriate access laws, and don't even know it?

April 22, 2020
Giving out protected health information (PHI) to everyone and anyone who inquires?...

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Prioritize Your Practice's Disaster Recovery Plan

April 16, 2020
Having a documented disaster recovery plan is incredibly important for healthcare practices...

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Technical Safeguards for Cybersecurity

April 10, 2020
HIPAA has been around for quite a while – since 1996, in...

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Business Associates & Relaxed HIPAA Regulations During COVID-19

April 8, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has been very active this past...

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Abyde joins forces with Florida Medical Association to deliver HIPAA compliance solutions in a time of need

April 8, 2020
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA – April 7, 2020 – Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance...

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March Recap: HIPAA Was Made for This

April 2, 2020
We know times are a little turbulent right now. Way of life...

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COVID-19 Brings Increased Risk of Cyber Attacks

March 19, 2020
The situation around COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) has continued to evolve across the...

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Updates to HIPAA & Telehealth During COVID-19

March 18, 2020
Amidst the current national public health emergency for COVID-19 or the Novel...

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Your Practice May Have Experienced a HIPAA Breach - Now What?

March 10, 2020
Whether you have recently experienced a breach or are just preparing for...

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Missing Business Associate Agreement with EHR Vendor Leads to $100,000 Fine

March 3, 2020
Announced today, a medical practice in Utah has come to a $100,000...

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So You Have PHI to Dispose of - Now What?

February 26, 2020
The days of simply shredding paper records and files to dispose of...

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Tax Audits vs HIPAA Audits | What You Need to Know

February 21, 2020
When you think of the most wonderful time of the year –...

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How to Handle HIPAA in Public Health Emergencies

February 6, 2020
Wondering how your practice needs to handle HIPAA privacy when it comes...

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Abyde announces new partnership as Nextech’s exclusive HIPAA compliance solution provider

November 13, 2019
Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software solution for independent practices, is excited...

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OCR Settles First Case in HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

September 9, 2019
Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of...

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Abyde’s HIPAA compliance software joins Greenway Health Marketplace for comprehensive health IT solutions

June 25, 2019
Abyde, a user-friendly HIPAA compliance software solution for independent practices, today announced...

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Notification of Enforcement Discretion Regarding HIPAA Civil Money Penalties

April 30, 2019
On Friday April 26, 2019 the Department of Health and Human Services...

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Anthem Pays OCR $16 Million in Record HIPAA Settlement Following Largest U.S. Health Data Breach in History

October 16, 2018
Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay $16 million to the U.S. Department...

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WARNING: Possible HIPAA Scam

August 14, 2018
Hello valued Abyde customer! We hope you and your practice are still...

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Abyde and PECAA Sign Partnership Agreement

July 24, 2018
TAMPA, FL, UNITED STATES, July 24, 2018 — Abyde, the leading HIPAA...

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Abyde and Rev360 Partner to Ease HIPAA Burdens for Eye Care Professionals

May 23, 2018
TAMPA, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, May 23, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Abyde, the leading HIPAA...

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Abyde and IDOC Partner Up!

November 14, 2017
ABYDE AND IDOC FINALIZE PARTNERSHIP TO SOLVE HIPAA CHALLENGES FOR INDEPENDENT DOCTORS...

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Abyde Partners With Eyefinity

May 22, 2017
THE PARTNERSHIP BRINGS FORTH THE FIRST FULLY AUTOMATED HIPAA COMPLIANCE SOLUTION FOR...

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Abyde President, Matt DiBlasi, Featured Article in Optometric Management Magazine

April 20, 2017
The article below was featured in the April edition of Optometric Management...

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CCS & Vision Source Ink Supplier Agreement

March 21, 2017
TAMPA, FL, UNITED STATES, March 20, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Continual Compliance Solutions (CCS) today...

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CCS & OD Excellence Partner Up for HIPAA Compliance

October 1, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CCS is excited to announce it’s vendor partnership with...

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