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Patrina Sykes

Patrina Sykes

Patrina Sykes has been with Gilmore Services for 12 years and has 20 years experience in the moving industry. She has worked in all departments; packing, residential and office moves, warehousing, receiving & delivering shipments, local and long distant moves.

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Ready to Move? Don’t Forget These 6 Items for Your To-Do List

Patrina Sykes

Getting ready to move is exciting, but it can also be quite stressful. Whether you’re moving your home or your office, it’s important to have a plan in place to ensure you don’t forget anything important.

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Topics: Moving Tips

How Much Could You Save by Hiring a Moving Company?

Patrina Sykes

Moving is a time-consuming endeavor. Whether you do the move yourself or hire movers to handle it for you, there are decisions to be made, belongings to be packed, and services to be canceled and arranged.

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Topics: Moving Tips

Transporting Medical Records: HIPAA Privacy & Security Reminders

Patrina Sykes

Moving important medical records from one point to another is far more involved than moving office furniture and supplies. You have a responsibility to the people whose records you store to keep their personal information secure. You also have a legal obligation under HIPAA to adhere to their privacy and security guidelines.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliance

Keep Your Hospital Move Liability-Free with HIPAA Compliant Moving Services

Patrina Sykes

Moving confidential medical records from one location to another can present a real challenge. Any time you move data, you must comply with HIPAA regulations to protect your patients’ privacy. A move represents a potential problem if your data isn’t properly handled and secured at all times.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliance

6 Critical Security Steps to Protect Patient Information When Moving Medical Records

Patrina Sykes

Moving medical records involves far more than simply packing them into boxes and loading them onto a truck. HIPAA regulations require any company that stores and transports personal health information (PHI) to take precautions to ensure that the documents they maintain are protected from unauthorized access, theft, and damage.

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Topics: Compliance

Make Sure Your Moving Company Checks these 5 Boxes

Patrina Sykes

Hiring a moving company is a big decision. Make the wrong choice, and you might end up with a frustrating experience that includes late arrival and departure times, unpleasant service, and even damaged belongings.

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Topics: Moving Tips

Local-Pensacola, FL. Moving and Storage Companies: Separating the Good from the Great

Patrina Sykes

Planning a move can be stressful and time-consuming. For many people, hiring a moving company is the solution to alleviating some of the stress.

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Topics: Moving Tips

Avoiding Clutter Overload When Moving from a House to a Condo

Patrina Sykes

If you’re moving from a house to a condo, you might be wondering what to do with your belongings. Downsizing from a large space to a smaller one may require you to make some difficult decisions about what to keep and what to sell, recycle, or throw away.

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Topics: Moving Tips

How to Emotionally Prepare for a Pensacola Move - Expert Tips to Save Time and Manage Stress

Patrina Sykes

As most of us know from first-hand experience, moving can be one of the most stressful experiences in life. In fact, moving is high on the list of stressors next to divorce, death of a loved one and job loss. There are many reasons we move to a new home, like a new job, a nicer or bigger home to be closer to loved ones, or even out of necessity from a natural disaster. Whether you’re moving across town or across country, the anticipation of planning, packing, and the disruption of your routine is enough to make anyone feel stressed.

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Topics: Moving Tips

4 Ways to Declutter and Prepare for Your Move to Smaller Office

Patrina Sykes

As a business owner or facility manager, you probably associate the concept of “bigger and better” with the idea of moving your business to a new location. But sometimes, even for companies that are doing just fine financially, opting for a smaller location offers even more benefits as far as streamlining, simplifying, and cutting operating costs.

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Topics: Moving Tips

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