HIPAA-Compliant Pediatric Medical Records Storage

Even though most pediatricians now use encrypted electronic medical records, many still maintain older patient files in paper form. When it comes to determining how to securely store large volumes of pediatric medical records, some medical practices choose a band-aid type fix for a problem that is best solved with a more comprehensive solution. Learn more

2022-06-28T16:57:33-05:00June 28th, 2022|Records Storage|

Retention and Destruction of Health Information

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to set forth national standards for electronic health care transactions.  Subsequently, additional rules have been published under HIPAA which set further standards for the handling and safeguarding of protected health information (PHI). These rules protect an individual’s private health information from being Learn more

2022-12-09T15:59:24-06:00July 9th, 2021|Records Storage|

How to Store Paper Medical Records

In 1996, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) established a set of regulations involving the storage of and destruction of protected health information (PHI). This act was created to protect the sensitive patient information used by healthcare providers. As non-compliance can cause providers to face costly fines and lawsuits, as well as Learn more

2021-07-10T00:26:34-05:00July 9th, 2021|Records Storage|

Construction Industry Document Storage

The construction industry has many concerns to deal with every day—construction projects, scheduling, zoning, safety, and materials, just to name a few. What many companies and contractors don’t usually think about is document management. When it comes to the demands of building structures of brick, mortar, wood, concrete, and steel, it may be easy Learn more

The Armstrong Archives Team Let the Good Times Roll at Pinstack

The entire staff of Armstrong Archives recently spent a fun evening testing their bowling skills at Pinstack Bowl & Bite.  It was a wonderful chance to get together and have some fun with coworkers and other friends of the company.  The team left no pin standing.  It was a great way to spend some Learn more

2021-07-10T00:27:57-05:00October 26th, 2020|Records Storage, Records Storage Dallas|

Armstrong Archives Participates in Hope Center Food Giveaway

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives across the globe.  Along with the tragic loss of life, many have lost their incomes as well.  To help those in need, countless organizations and individuals have organized food giveaway programs in their communities. These programs have given away millions of pounds of food to those experiencing food insecurity.  Learn more

2021-07-31T20:13:05-05:00September 1st, 2020|Records Storage, Records Storage Dallas|

Home Shredding Services – Secure Work-at-Home Strategies for Teleworkers

Many of us are working from home right now.  If that involves handling personal or financial information for your company, clients, or employees, you could have a data security issue on your hands.  As you and your employees adjust to this “new normal,” you cannot afford to compromise the security of the Learn more

2021-07-31T14:09:44-05:00July 23rd, 2020|Records Storage, Records Storage Dallas|

Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Record Retention Best Practices

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is a law passed in 2002 to set forth standards for the recording and reporting of corporate financial activities. The law came about as a result of several large accounting scandals during the early years of the 21st century. With little government oversight and no fear of criminal prosecution for Learn more

Document Storage for the Energy Industry

If you work in the energy industry, it comes as no surprise that it’s one of the most heavily regulated. To comply with government regulations, an energy company might have tens of thousands of documents that need to be physically stored, scanned or destroyed. While it’s always important to keep digital backups, there are Learn more

HIPAA Compliant Records Storage and Destruction

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) created standards for the storage and disposal of protected health information (PHI) such as the information found on medical records. Healthcare providers and businesses must comply with HIPAA, not only to obey privacy laws created to protect confidential patient information but also to avoid costly fines Learn more

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