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July 2012


Social Media Tools Under HIPAA Rules

Using Social Media and Maintaining HIPAA-ComplianceIf you've been thinking about expanding your marketing strategy by adding social media to the mix, you are on the right track. Marketing through social media is one of the fastest methods to create an online presence that can expand  your professional reach, increase your business profile, and establish you as a leader in your field or specialization.

Social networking is increasing among every age group, an important consideration when looking at ways to reach your prospective client base and professional network through different marketing strategies.  On average, 47% of adults who use the internet are using social media to communicate with friends, family members, companies, and professional colleagues, and that number has been increasing every year within all adult age groups.*

You may be asking yourself, "Isn't social media taboo because of HIPAA regulations?" The answer is, "No!" Although therapists do have a responsibility to their patients to maintain privacy and confidentiality under HIPAA, that does not mean that you must miss out on the powerful advantages of social media marketing.

So how does social media fit into the HIPAA-compliant structure, and how can therapists employ all of the great social tools like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linked In, Pinterest, and your own blog without the fear of jeopardizing the client's PHI? It's easier than you think!...READ MORE

Argonaut Does That?

Unlimited Training and Customer Support

Excellent Customer Service  | Argonaut Software Have you ever been stuck in the middle of a computer-related task, only to realize that you can't move forward until you resolve your hardware or software issue? Then, when you go to the company's website, you are led through a maze of Frequently Asked Questions on a Support page, only to be more frustrated by the fact that you have wasted 20 minutes and are no closer to resolving your problem? 

Argonaut is different! We believe in providing the highest level of customer service. Sure, we have over 30 video tutorials to help you learn how to maneuver through the more common features of the software.  But Argonaut stands apart from most software companies in that we provide you with unlimited direct access to our customer relations specialists by phone or email during business days and cell phone access on weekends. If you are new to Argonaut and would like an in-depth training, contact us at info@argonautsoftware.com to schedule a 1-hour introductory training.  Need more help after that?  We are here to help! 

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"Like Us" on Facebook to Win an iPad with 4G

Like Us on Facebook www.facebook.com/argonautsoftwareArgonaut Software is now on Facebook.  We are celebrating the launch of our new Facebook page by giving away a new iPad with 4G.  Everyone who "Likes" Argonaut on Facebook between now and August 5th will be entered into our drawing. 

The Argonaut Facebook page will be an extension of the Argonaut Navigator Newsletter, bringing readers weekly Argonaut updates, industry-related news and tips, product information, and prize-winning giveaway announcements. "Like Us" at www.facebook.com/argonautsoftware.

 

APA Convention News: Learn How to Increase Your Income

The APA Convention in Orlando is just a week away. Will you be there this year? Argonaut will be providing opportunities to speak one-on-one with a business specialist to show you how APA Convention: Argonaut Software Booth 713you can:

  • Increase your income.
  • Free up 3 hours every week.
  • Increase client satisfaction.
  • Have a paperless office.

Pre-register today at www.argonautsoftware.com/apa12.html for your personalized demo appointment at the APA Convention in Orlando. When you meet with your business specialist at Booth 713, you will receive a secret promotional code for a BONUS 5% Discount, and an Extended FREE Trial.