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i-SIGMA Expands Government Relations Monitoring Capabilities

As of next month, i-SIGMA will begin monitoring proposed legislation with new state-of-the-art software designed specifically for that purpose. “We really had no choice,” said i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson, “There are simply too many regulatory developments to track manually, and stakes are too high to leave it to chance.” The new software will allow the […]

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i-SIGMA Board Approves New Committees

2020 Nominating Committee Next year will mark the first election for i-SIGMA, concluding the tenure of the interim board that is overseeing the assimilation of NAID and PRISM International for its first 20 months. In preparation for the election, the board has approved the appointments of four highly regarded industry veterans to the 2020 Nominating […]

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i-SIGMA CEO Comments on New Jersey Regulatory Event

The New Jersey legislature is confronting an issue that all states (and all governments) will soon be forced to confront. As the saying goes, the genie is out of the bottle and, in the case of data protection and privacy regulations, it is the GDPR that rubbed the proverbial lamp. In short, what the GDPR […]

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Board Readies Next Generation of Privacy+ Certification

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has officially accepted a recommendation by the Privacy+ Certification Committee to both lower program expenses while increasing its relevance. When PRISM International originally launched the program, Privacy+ Certification was directly tied to the SSAE 16 Certification, a well-accepted accounting/operational certification created by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) […]

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Abandoned Records Case Study

In a previous PRISM International blog, there was a discussion related to RIM providers responding to issues of abandoned records within a record center.  As a follow-up to that discussion, it is important to address that it is not a matter of if – but a matter of when a record center and team will […]

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Record Abandonment -Identify RIM Provider Alternatives?

Who pays the bill when the company declares bankruptcy? When a practitioner retires and/or meets an untimely death–who pays the RIM service invoice?  What about the outstanding invoices when a practitioner closes a “single practitioner” office and joins a large consortium practice or medical school? As an example, who pays the invoice for those boxes […]

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Attitude is the Key

By Ray Barry, Managing Partner at Shred America The most important quality that top sales professionals and business owners possess is, without a doubt, a positive attitude. I have never met a great sales professional that had a negative attitude. In sales, as in life, attitude is a major factor in your successes and failures. […]

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Are You Telling Your Clients Your Company is HIPAA Certified?

By: Gail Bisbee, RN, BSN If so – you may be misleading the client! A record center or service provider as a company is not a “certifiable” entity as it pertains to HIPAA. Yet, there are RIM providers who suggest and/or market the company as HIPAA Certified. That is painting the company’s compliance with a […]

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ANZ Consumer Study to Focus on RIM Issues

The results of the 2019 i-SIGMA ANZ Consumer Attitudes Study are designed to provide insight on many crucial records and information management practices and trends. How business records are stored. Trends in the use of media for records storage. The extent to which digital transformation is a priority. Where customers are turning for digital transformation […]

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PRISM Divisional Leadership Committee Tackles the Challenge

With the first call-in meeting of the PRISM Division Leadership Committee (DLC), members were energized and ready to brainstorm.  As defined in the i-SIGMA bylaws, the committee is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the Board of Director’s focus on RIM issues are relevant and forward thinking. The PRISM DLC will develop initiatives and recommend […]

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