POS POV
The Retail Management Solutions Point-of-Sale Point-of-View

Are You Doing Enough to Prevent HIPAA Violations?

Posted by Karen Deckard on Thu, Aug 22, 2019 @ 06:00 AM

Every pharmacy is familiar with HIPAA. It's a fact of doing business in the health care sector and is ingrained in your day to day processes and procedures.

But even the most thought out and detailed policies can leave room for HIPAA violations. Bringing with them hefty fines and damage to the relationships you work so hard to build with your customers.

With the importance of HIPAA and a growing emphasis on privacy, it can't hurt to put your pharmacy under the microscope. And, as the article 7 Pharmacy HIPAA Violations That Might Surprise You discusses, your careful attention to HIPAA may still leave you vulnerable.

The article is a great, albeit sobering, reminder that HIPAA violations can come from anywhere. From mishandled paperwork and pill bottles to employee errors.

The lesson learned here is that when it comes to HIPAA, there's no single solution that will remove all of your risk. Instead, you have to cover bases in every facet of your organization, including point-of-sale. And you can cover those bases in more ways than you might think.

Read More

Tags: pharmacy, pharmacy point-of-sale, pharmacy pos, HIPAA, Patient Privacy

Follow RMS Online!

Subscribe via Email

Latest Posts

Pharmacy POS Buyer's Checklist
Outpatient Pharmacy White Paper - 5 Must Have Features

"RMS' [pharmacy POS system] has increased our efficiency, which means less customer confusion and more time for other things. RMS employees are excellent, responsive, and quick – which makes us very satisfied. RMS has improved both our customer service and our business, every year.." – Jim Smith, Owner & Pharmacist, The Medicine Shoppe, Shelton, WA 

 

Retail Management Solutions is the industry leader in pharmacy point of sale technology for retail and outpatient pharmacies. having installed more pharmacy POS systems in the independent and outpatient pharmacies than any other company, RMS has become the industry standard. Whether you operate a single register pharmacy, 15 register superstore, or have multiple locations, we have a fit for you. You can count on us for prompt service in all 50 states, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. RMS is proud to be the only pharmacy POS provider in the nation that focuses strictly on the pharmacy market.