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Nuanced Media expands business into Phoenix

Growth expansion

Nuanced Media announced it has expanded its regional presence to include a second location in Phoenix, Arizona. Based in Tucson, its portfolio includes Phoenix companies Aspire Marketing and Beacon Senior Resources along with a variety of clients in diverse industries across the country. The strategic expansion is a result of the company’s success since its inception, which has led to rapid growth… Read More →

What Happens if you Lose a Laptop with Patient Information?

Eric Marcus, CEO of Marcus Networking.

The government is starting to implement the HIPAA-HITECH Encryption Requirements 2012. If you choose not to encrypt data, the HIPAA Security Rule states you must implement an equivalent solution to meet the regulatory requirement. The law leaves encryption open to interpretation since covered entities vary when it comes to network and network usage, depending on… Read More →

The CORE Institute Selects SmartPager

Health Insurance

To more quickly and efficiently share images, voice, and text between physicians and patients, The CORE Institute® announced it has selected SmartPager™, a HIPAA compliant secure messaging service that overcomes traditional limitations of one-way pagers and privacy issues associated with text messaging.  The service is easy to use with many different types of smart phones.… Read More →

Delta Dental names Director of Legal Affairs

by in Business News | Healthcare | Legal

Delta Dental of Arizona is pleased to announce the hiring of Anne Bishop as the dental insurance company’s Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance. “We are thrilled to welcome Anne to the Delta Dental team,” said Allan Allford, CEO for Delta Dental of Arizona. “Her expertise in health care law will be an asset as… Read More →

AzHHA’s 2010 Annual Membership Conference Is Aimed At Helping Members Prepare For Change

AzHHA’s 2010 Annual Membership Conference - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare

With the health care field on the brink of a major upheaval, the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association’s (AzHHA) 2010 Annual Membership Conference offers members information on what to expect in the future. The theme, Bringing the Future into Focus, incorporates a mix of topics and speakers intended to appeal to a diverse hospital audience.… Read More →

The New Year Brings New Federal Security And Privacy Rules To The Health Care Industry


The economic stimulus bill passed this year included a number of important modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), which was enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, modified HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and Security… Read More →