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One of the three primary functions of PRISM International is to advocate on behalf of the industry. One part of advocacy is to act as an outlet and central repository for information that can be shared with the media, government or regulatory organizations, or other organizations interested in the industry.


Record Abandonment -Identify RIM Provider Alternatives?
Gail W. Bisbee, RN, BSN; PRISM SME 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,…
Universally Compliant Contract Available
Question: What do you get when you combine the data compliance acumen of two powerhouse international law firms, the largest multinational RIM service provider, an international compliance consultancy, and the experience of the largest data-related vendor trade group in the world? Answer: The new Universal RIM/Destruction Service Provider Contract Originally based on a sample contract…
Consumer Survey Conducted in Australia
Among the presentations during the recent i-SIGMA ANZ Conference in Sydney, Michael Trigwell of Taverner Research unveiled the high-level results a survey of the attitudes and trends of the country’s records management practitioners. According to i-SIGMA ANZ Chair Renee Pryor, the top line responses largely confirmed what service providers already suspected, and a deeper dive…
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…
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.…
Board names Tom Schreyer, CSDS New Communications & Marketing Committee Chair
Having served on the NAID Communications & Marketing Committee (CMC) for a number of years, Tom Schreyer, CSDS of Affordable Shred out of Buffalo, IL had no qualms when he was approached about serving as the next chair of the i-SIGMA CMC. “I look forward to our team helping it’s members utilize all that i-SIGMA…
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