Can you afford a HIPAA violation?

Does your agency have an extra $50,000 to spare to pay for HIPAA violation fines? If not, then you will want to read this article. The responsible agency was a small agency in Idaho and the fines were associated with the theft of a laptop from an employee’s vehicle: More here

Please call Therap today to discuss ways that you can minimize the possibility of this happening at your agency.

Michelle :)

Another Patent added to Therap Services

As further proof of Therap’s leadership and innovation in the field, we have been awarded another patent!
US Patent 8,528,056 :: Managing secure sharing of private information across security domains via a communication link, including through the internet, wireless communications, mobile devices, a telephone network, and electronic messaging.

A system and method of sharing information among at least a first organization and a second organization, comprising receiving via a communication link a request for authorization for a user in the first organization to access one or more individual’s information in a second organization, the communication link comprising the Internet, Wireless Communications, Mobile Devices, a Telephone Network, and Electronic Messaging. A request is logged and authorization is determined based on at least an access profile, one or more caseloads and the one or more roles associated with the user and the type of the one or more individual’s information in the second organization. The information requested is transferred, by the communication link, from the second organization to the user in the first organization and such transfer of information is logged.

You can read much more about it here:


Pretty exciting stuff!!!

Isn’t great that your and your agency are using an industry leader?  If you are not what are you waiting on?  Give us a call and see what all the excitement is about.

Transitioning from ICD 9 to ICD 10

I located this information on the CMS website and wanted to share. It will clarify what needs to be completed with the transition from ICD 9 to ICD 10.

On October 1, 2014, the health care industry will transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes for diagnoses and inpatient procedures.

This transition is going to change how you do business—so it is important to be prepared!

Understanding the Basics
This fact sheets will introduce you to ICD-10, explain why it’s necessary, and give you the information you’ll need to get started on your transition. Please see the links below for FAQs:

Click on this link if you are interested in participating in a CMS teleconference to learn more about the transition:

Happy Transitioning!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:52+00:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Time to Register: Chicago Conference

Therap is hosting a regional conference in Schiller Park on 4-23 and 4-24. If you are willing to travel to the Chicago area, this conference will be worth your while! We will have current customers, as well as those interested in Therap attending the conference.

Click here to see information about the conference.

Hope to see you there!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:53+00:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Therap Conference in Schiller Park, IL in April

It is time to register for our FIRST regional conference in Illinois! Therap will host a 2 day conference in Schiller Park, IL on 4-23 and 4-24.

The conference is a good place for Therap users to learn about individual support documentation and reporting, electronic health records (EHR) and training management from Therap. We welcome you to attend and take the chance to talk to us and experience Therap first-hand. If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact us.

Event highlights include:

Hands-on training on different Therap modules including incident reports, health tracking and much more!
Sessions focused on implementation and effective use
Interactive discussions

Click here to see more information about the conference.

I hope to see you there!

Michelle :)

By |2016-11-03T09:56:53+00:00February 12th, 2013|Categories: Michelle Saunders|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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