Succession Planning Basics for Small Businesses

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Ensuring your business survives after you are gone requires a solid plan. While the succession planning process may seem overwhelming at first, do not let that discourage you from getting started. Once you learn the basics, it will be easier than you anticipated. Here are a few simple steps to help guide you in developing your plan. Choose a New Leader Determine if you will have an employee or family member who can assume the new leadership role. Be sure to make a selection based on who has the best potential for being successful as the new leader. Try to avoid making an emotional decision. Mentor the Next Generation Develop a training program to mentor the next generation to effectively … Read More

DO I NEED A HIPAA-COMPLIANT WEBSITE?

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As a medical professional, it is becoming increasingly necessary to have a web presence. We all know that HIPAA compliance is an important consideration for any medical practice, but do you actually know if the forms on your website are compliant? Do you need to have a HIPAA-compliant website in the first place? This is an issue that all medical practices face with advancements in technology and the use of website design to capture patient information online. The HIPAA Security Rules apply to health care plans, health clearinghouses, and to any healthcare provider who transmits protected health information (PHI) electronically. Basically if you plan on having a customer submit protected information via your website, you need to have a HIPAA … Read More