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HIPAA & HITECH Act Fines Capped at $1.5 Million

Healthcare has changed tremendously in the past few years, and the progress that’s being made seems straight from the pages of a sci-fi novel. Now individuals can produce affordable electronic health records (EHRs) for patients and health information exchanges (HIEs) to help doctors share patient data. A network that stores large quantities of medical data shared between multiple providers ….Read More

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Topsail Island Adventures Never End

While visiting the Topsail area, you will enjoy some of the most pristine, uncrowded beaches along the east coast. The area boasts the greatest simple pleasures life has to offer. Here you will witness coastal wildlife flourishing in its natural environment. On Topsail Island, at the far north, lies North Topsail Beach. At the center ….Read More

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Managed Services is a No-Brainer for Medical Practices

Owners and Office Managers of medical practices have their hands full. On top of their normal duties, most practices are currently working on implementing an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, preparing for their ICD-10 conversion, and learning new reimbursement and HIPAA requirements. The IT needs of these practices cover a larger range of services than ….Read More

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Cape Fear Literacy is Opening Doors & Changing Lives

  The Cape Fear Literacy Council (CFLC) provides free and confidential learning programs to help adults reach their maximum potential. Adult Basic Literacy (ABL) One-on-one tutoring is the core of CFLC’s adult literacy program. They provide free, confidential, and individualized instruction to adults seeking to improve their skills in reading, writing, and math. Volunteers complete extensive ….Read More

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Beware! Equifax is hacked, Freeze credit report now!

You probably have already heard that an astonishing 143 million Equifax records were compromised in the recent hacking attack. The difference with this one is that the three major credit bureaus like Equifax tracks so much personal and sometimes confidential information like social security numbers, full names, addresses, birth dates, and even drivers licenses and ….Read More

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