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Estate Document Shredding Service

When your beloved family member passes, taking care of their estate often corresponds with several stages of grief. It is never an easy job. Estates in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire, typically have a lot of old documents and paperwork to be sorted and shredded. It can be difficult to determine what needs to be kept, what should be given to another family member, and what can be shredded.

HIPAA Shredding Requirements

A Medical Practice official must decide which procedures and equipment will best prevent unauthorized, and inadvertent disclosure of your patient's protected information (PHI). For storage for examples, you will need to use locked office doors and cabinets, computer firewalls and computer passwords

How Can I Shred Medical Records?

The recent Massachusetts privacy law changes that took effect in 2011 made it almost impossible for businesses to simply throw away their patients or the client’s documents in the trash. This new law requires all businesses that collect their customers and patient’s data i.e. names, phone numbers, Social Security numbers and addresses to safeguard this data with utmost security. Data breaches can cause small business to go bankrupt because of the high negative company reputation and liability exposures.

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