New HIPAA requirements and increased penalties starting at $50,000 per incident make the proper care and handling of sensitive patient health information a must for every provider and medical organization.
Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014
The California Urological Association is pleased to announce another benefit of membership. The CUA has designated Acentec, Inc. as its Business Partner for physicians seeking cost effective and complete HIPAA compliance and IT management.
Acentec has agreed to offer CUA members a complimentary HIPAA compliance evaluation and discounts up to 20% for any HIPAA Security Suite and IT management needs CUA members may have.
“We’re pleased to offer CUA members the security and protection of our HIPAA Security Suite and Secure Office IT services,” said Jeff Mongelli, CEO of Acentec, Inc. “New HIPAA requirements and increased penalties starting at $50,000 per incident make the proper care and handling of sensitive patient health information a must for every provider and medical organization. We share in the common goal of CUA members of keeping private information secure so our community can benefit from the authorized access of those that need it.”
Chris DeSantis, Executive Director for the CUA stated, “We strive to identify and offer best of breed solutions that meet the needs of our members. With HIPAA violations in the news almost daily, we felt a relationship with Acentec’s leading HIPAA compliance program would be greatly appreciated by our physicians. By agreeing to offer our members a complimentary HIPAA compliance evaluation and a 20% discount, we believe Acentec is also making their program available at a very good value.”
The following Acentec services are included in our relationship with CUA members: discounted HIPAA Security Suite services including annual risk assessments, documentation, and employee training; IT services including network and systems management and monitoring; HIPAA compliant remote back up and hosting; secure email and messaging; business disaster recovery that eliminates or minimizes downtime and data loss; and 24/7 access to our nationwide support staff.
Additional information on HIPAA compliance can be found at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/index.html.
About Acentec, Inc.
Southern California-based Acentec, Inc. provides a full range of healthcare IT services to medical practices nationwide. Our services include medical billing, IT management and support, EMR software support, HIPAA compliance, and a Certified patient portal. For more information, visit http://www.acentec.com or call us at 1-800-970-0402.
About the California Urological Association
The California Urological Association is the largest state urological, non-profit organization that is dedicated to preserve and protect present and future Urological care for the people of California by means of education, representation, advocacy, legislative reform and leadership in various state and national health policy arenas.