Monthly Archives: March 2013

Prominent Security Company Costs Customer Her Life

In 2006 Teri Lee and her boyfriend were shot dead in their bed in West Lakeland Township, Minnesota. Lee and her new boyfriend were murdered by a crazed gunman, an ex-boyfriend. While the victim had a security system installed, Ms. Lee’s estate sued the security company, ADT, saying their security system didn’t work (Read more […]

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AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Time Warner, Oh My!

So, you decided that you would like to get an alarm system for your home. Seeing all the ads and hype for the new security offerings from AT&T®, Time Warner® and Verizon Wireless®, to name a few, has you curious and eager to get protected. You just have a few questions… Can my cable or […]

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When a Burglary Lands Your Practice into a HIPAA Nightmare?

Many small medical practices never think about the eventual disaster of a burglary. Even fewer never consider what would happen if an intruder during the course of a burglary managed to steal the practice’s computer server or workstation – with the practice’s patient records. Your practice now went from a simple police report to a […]

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Can Your Medical Practice Survive a HIPAA Violation?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, otherwise known as HIPAA, set forth new standards for the privacy and security of electronic protected health information (EPHI). Once the Y2K ‘crisis’ had come and gone, healthcare organizations could now turn their attention to these new regulations. The frequency of data breaches in healthcare organizations […]

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