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ChiroTouch Sets the Standard in Chiropractic Practice Management Software Technology

As a chiropractor, you might feel that you are constantly doing paperwork instead of helping patients. Many chiropractors are passionate about providing care but are less excited about administrative tasks. Regardless of the size of your practice, you can’t afford to waste time typing the same information again and again, looking for misfiled patient records, […]

Guide to Data Security

In this eBook, you will learn about: Now, more than ever, attention to data security is vital to the success of your chiropractic practice. It is important to implement a secure, cloud-based chiropractic EHR system that provides HIPAA-compliant backup and secure data storage. In this informative eBook, you will learn why data security is essential […]

Top 5 Mistakes Chiropractors Make with Their Digital Security

Podcast Episode 13: Top 5 Mistakes Chiropractors Make with Their Digital Security Aaron Jones, Director of IT and Compliance with ChiroTouch, and Dr. Tami Howard, ChiroTouch Trainer, discuss five of the biggest mistakes chiropractor’s made when it comes to their office’s digital security. About Guest Speaker, Aaron Jones Aaron Jones is the Director of Compliance […]

Resource Links for a Chiropractor’s Guide to to Security in the Digital Age

-The HIPAA Journal: HIPAA Compliance Checklist https://www.hipaajournal.com/hipaa-compliance-tips/ -HIPAA Security Checklist for Healthcare https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/comments_upload/hipaa-security-checklist.pdf -HealthIT.gov: Office-based Physician Electronic Health Record Adoption https://dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/physician-ehr-adoption-trends.php -U.S. Department of Health & Human Services https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/faq/2001/is-the-use-of-encryption-mandatory-in-the-security-rule/index.html -HIPAA Encryption Requirements https://www.hipaaguide.net/hipaa-encryption-requirements/ -American Health Information Management Association: Privacy and Security Audits of Electronic Health Information (2014 update) http://bok.ahima.org/doc?oid=300276#.XLT7Q-hKiUl -PC Magazine: How Much Does a […]

Preparing for 90-Day Reporting?

If you haven’t started reporting to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), this may mean a few things. Maybe you are reporting to the test pace and waiting for the right moment to get that one submission in order. Perhaps you are taking the penalty. Or, you are using the last 90 days to focus […]

What is the Future of Quality Reporting?

In our previous posts, we have noted the lack of Chiropractic-based Quality measures covered by the Quality Payment Program (QPP). This has troubled many chiropractors and many have wondered where chiropractors fit into the program. The ChiroTouch team responded to these reactions by developing meaningful Quality measures in our software. Now… we look into the […]

Data Breaches in Healthcare and How to Protect Your Patient Payment Data – Part II

Many healthcare offices make the mistake of thinking they are too small for a cyber attack – considering that only the largest ones, like the Anthem Breach, make news. But breaches are not just for the big boys. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), including chiropractic offices, face the same cyber security threats as large companies, […]

Data Breaches in Healthcare and How to Protect Your Patient Payment Data – Part 1

2016 set the record for data breaches. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s (ITRC) yearly breach list, there were 781 reported breaches in 2015 and 1,093 in 2016 – with 2016 representing a whopping 40% increase. With 456 reported breaches just four months into the New Year, 2017 looks to be on the same track as 2016. Data Breaches in […]

Compliance Programs for Chiropractors

Compliance Programs for Chiropractors have evolved and if you’ve come to the right place to seek clarity around the purpose of the Quality section of the Quality Payment Program (QPP).  Or do you still need some information on the essentials of the program?  Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March newsletter included […]

8 Ways To Get Your Time Back

Time is the most valuable of all commodities, and for you as a DC, this is no exception. No one can make more of it, and every moment that passes can never be reclaimed. Therefore, it’s imperative to do what you can not to waste it, in this regard the chiropractic practice faces many challenges. […]

The Data-Driven Chiropractic Practice

What’s in a large set of data? As it turns out quite a bit of information, and the evolving modern healthcare initiative is out to find it. By now the terms big data, interoperability, and evidence-based treatment have been on the streets for some time, and they have been echoed over and over again in the wake of the […]