Records & Medical Storage Laws

Keep Your Office Protected & HIPAA Compliant

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Health and Human Services audits HIPAA compliance and is saying to expect to begin a permanent random HIPAA audit program. The OCR conducted an analysis of data breach reports filed during 2011-2012 to determine the most common errors that...

The Role of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in Records Management

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), a federal United States law passed in 2002, created new corporate accountability standards to protect the public and stakeholders from fraudulent practices, following high-profile financial scandals such as occurred with Enron Corporation. The ACT meets its goals by demanding: Full financial disclosure Consistent policy standards...