How Can I Shred Medical Records?

//How Can I Shred Medical Records?

How Can I Shred Medical Records?

Why Shred Your Medical Files And X-rays?

Medical Shredding in a matter of The Law! 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 until final destruction. Data breaches can cause small business to go bankrupt because of the high negative company reputation and liability exposures.

When it comes time to destroy old medical records or purge the office storage facility of old documents, small businesses are required to safely and securely shred these records to keep them away from the wrong hands. Federal laws like HIPAA requires medical firms and practices to shred these documents safely and protect the patient’s records through a third-party vendor and a verifiable process or face hefty fines.

Medical Shredding Solutions

Medical practices, dentists, Chiropractors, and local small businesses in the Boston area and Southern New Hampshire can rely on Neighborhood Parcel shredding services to destroy these medical records safely, securely and in compliance with state and federal privacy laws. Neighborhood Parcel can help you destroy x-rays, billing records, Charts and Patient’s files at a fraction others charge. Our AAA Certified plant allows us to destroy thousands of pounds of medical files, X-rays, and Billing records in accordance with all State and Privacy Laws; Our staff undergoes rigorous background checks and random drug tests to ensure that your documents are always secure and to prevent Data breaches.

Medical practices moving to electronic medical filing system to meet Obama Care create a long-term decrease in the amount of paper shredding they need to do. As your medical practice scans files to the computer system, the physical files become redundant and need to be shredded. This creates the short-term increase in the amount of shredding your practice will need to do. But of course, there is no need to archive most of the physical files, which would have ultimately needed to be shredded, which reduces the long-term volume of shredding associated with purging old records after retention requirements have been met.

Neighborhood Parcel has been serving the Boston MA area since 2007. We have a decade experience in handling sensitive patient’s records. Known for our transparent pricing that can easily be found on our website or by simply requested a free shredding quote here

I am very pleased to recommend your services to my colleague in the industry. I spent weeks looking for a reliable shredding service for my patient’s Xray files. You came highly recommended by my neighbors and I am glad I chose you. Since the moment I spoke to George, I knew that your company was a step above the rest. A+ Service
Linda Mcoy, Boston Radiology Center Newton MA
I am thankful for the prompt service my company received last week. I scrambled for same day shredding service and nobody was available to help. Until I called you and you went above and beyond to arrange for my service and meet my deadline. Nobody has your level of commotment to service from what I witnessed.
Allen Garber, Merrimack Dentists Brookline MA

Medical Shredding Service Reviews

My Medical Practice Thanks You

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We had tons of old medical records in our storage space in Needham MA, I was afraid that the shredding service will take us months to do or come at a high cost that my medical firm budget will take a big dent! You staff came in and cleaned out all of old X-rays, medical files and also shredded our medical faxes and hard drives. The best part was that the rate was very reasonable. I am glad to recommend you to anyone looking to shred Medical files on a budget.

The Best Medical Shredding Service Period!

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I hired a dozen or so medical shredding service companies in the past and Neighborhood Parcel is in a league of their own. The driver consistently comes on time and is super friendly. The document shredding certificate always arrives on time. The fees are always accurate, so what else could you ask for from your next shredding service company?


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I highly recommend this company for any shredding service. Here is why: Best rates for your budget. Staff is very professional and they have the best Chain Of Custody I could find for my office and for my HIPAA audit file.

About the Author:

Founded in 2006, Neighborhood Parcel developed a reputation for excellent service at affordable prices. We became the leading document shredding center in the Boston MA area thanks to the continuos referrals and our low flat rates. Our Mission is to be a solid partner in the business community and to offer affordable shredding service alternative for residents and small businesses. One pount of personal documents or a public storage location full of medical X-rays, we have the right shredding plan to fit your needs. With rates starting 89 Cents /Lbs, you simply cannot go wrong! For reservations and Customer service, call (978)636-0301
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