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Giva's Ultimate 10-Step HIPAA Compliance Checklist (Free PDF)

HIPAA Compliance Checklist

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HIPAA compliance is a necessity and legal requirement for any business and organization in the US healthcare sector. Having a quick-reference HIPAA compliance checklist will save you time, money, and a lot of worry.

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Protected Health Information: Its Significance in HIPAA Compliance (with PHI Examples)

PHI Examples

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Understanding the intricacies of healthcare data and its protection is crucial in today's digital age. Among the most critical concepts in the realm of healthcare compliance is personal health information or anything that is personally identifiable information such as a person's name or phone number. When linked to health data, they can reveal sensitive information about an individual.

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7 Ways to Use AI in Customer Service: Advantages for Contact Centers and Help Desks

AI in Customer Service

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The use of Artificial Intelligence in customer service is increasing more and more in continued efforts to provide an excellent customer experience. Contact centers and help desks are turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve efficiencies and delivery with customer service automation.

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Managing an SLA Breach: A Guide to Resolution and Prevention

Service Level Agreement (SLA) Breach

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Service Level Agreements (SLAs) document expectations between service providers and customers. These contracts outline standards for response and up time, and business operating hours, among others.

However, even the most well-crafted SLAs are susceptible to breaches. An SLA breach occurs when the agreed-upon services fall short of stipulated standards. It erodes trust and can result in financial penalties and damaged reputations.

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8 Actionable Help Desk Scripts: Best Practices and Examples

Help Desk Script Example Templates

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IT help desk workloads and tickets are high-volume, busy, and always feel like they're getting busier.

A massive time-saver is to use help desk scripts and templates, sometimes called "canned responses", to handle ticket volumes of internal or external customer interactions faster and more efficiently.

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Script Examples of Angry Customer Situations and Response Best Practices

cript Examples of Angry Customer Situations

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Have you ever faced a challenging situation with an upset customer? It's a moment that can make or break the overall experience. Today, we're providing angry customer role play script scenarios and techniques to manage these challenging interactions.

With some prepared scripts and the right approach, you can turn a difficult conversation into a positive outcome, all while enhancing loyalty and building stronger customer relationships along the way.

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12 Help Desk Ticket Examples and Responses for Busy IT Managers

Help Desk Ticket EXamples

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IT help desks are busy operations. Customers, whether internal or external, are calling and, in most cases, sending support tickets via online forms and Live Chat.

IT Service Management (ITSM) teams don't have time to write every single response message from scratch. You need a ready-to-use set of examples to cover the most commonplace scenarios, such as printer, password, and third-party software (SaaS) problems.

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SLA Formula: How to Calculate and Improve Service Level Agreement Scores

SLA Formula Calculations

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When it comes to customer service and IT support, Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are essential for ensuring high-quality customer service and maintaining contracts between in-house teams, customers, and service providers.

As call center and IT help desk managers, your ability to maintain high SLA scores can significantly impact both customer satisfaction and the efficient running of contact center or IT operations.

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Top 10 Customer Satisfaction Goals: Achieving Business Success

Customer Satisfaction Goals

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In today's business landscape, where online reviews and customer feedback can make or break a brand, customer satisfaction goals play a critical role. These goals, when thoughtfully crafted, act as a compass guiding businesses to address specific pain points, tailor products or services to evolving needs, and innovate where necessary. Achieving these benchmarks signals a deeper understanding of customer preferences, needs, and desires. Businesses that excel in setting and reaching customer satisfaction goals often see direct results: higher retention rates, more referrals, and a distinct competitive advantage in their markets.

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15 Top Strategies to Ensure Customer Satisfaction

Customer Satisfaction Strategies

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As businesses try to stand out in a competitive market, creating a good customer experience strategy has become critical. The importance of this lies not just in the fact that it leads to higher customer satisfaction, but more importantly, it impacts the bottom line.

Recent studies have confirmed the crucial link between customer experience and business outcomes. According to a report by Forrester, mass market auto manufacturers that improve their CX scores by 1 point can lead to a whopping $1 billion+ in extra revenue.

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