05 Aug New HIPPA Rules shape Healthcare Industry’s Document Shredding Practices
Saxon Archives, the leading document shredding company in Florida, has been helping healthcare professionals and facilities destroy sensitive patient data and documents. This practice does not only help protect the privacy of individuals but also help businesses fulfill legal obligations.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA that was enacted in the mid-1990s require healthcare organizations in the country to destroy documents containing identifiable information when no longer needed. Prior to disposal of such records, it is recommended by law that a document shredding company be tapped to destroy pertinent records.
“At Saxon Archives, we take mobile document shredding seriously. We send security personnel to pick up documents and quickly destroy healthcare documents in our trucks within minutes,” explained Dwight Saxon, president of the company.
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