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Complying with health reform mandates isn't easy. The wise physician will pick and choose those measures that make sense for his practice.
Seven Tips for Avoiding HIPAA Penalties in 2015
HIPAA "willful neglect" violations can cost medical practices hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here's how to prevent them from occurring at your practice.
Records Requests: Is Your Practice HIPAA Compliant?
What is a provider supposed to do to ensure HIPAA compliance with copying charges when a request for medical records is made? It’s not always easy.
A To-Do List for Medical Practice Compliance Officers
Every medical practice should have a compliance officer. Here are 15 tasks to assign this important individual.
Records Requests: 5 Best Practices for Practices
Information requests consume significant resources and represent a real area of risk for medical practices. Here are the top five actions you should take.
When Patient and Physician Disagree on Treatment
I always seek to provide a therapeutic interaction. However, I often seek it in the certainty of medical knowledge and behind the veneer of science.
Step Up Compliance in 2015: 6 Tips for Practices
Assessing your medical practice for risks and determining the likelihood and severity of impact will help you determine the most important areas to focus on.
Four Major Health Laws Affecting Doctors
Although healthcare is riddled with potential legal issues, there are several key laws that every physician should understand. Here are four of them.
Six Ways to Mitigate HIPAA Violations
This 60-second video clip will help your medical practice identify six ways to reduce the likelihood of a HIPAA breach due to cyber crime.
Five HIPAA Critical Compliance Strategies for Your Medical Practice
In this webinar, presented March 18, 2014, healthcare attorneys Ericka L. Adler and Rachel V. Rose provide tips to keep your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
The Threefold Path to Patient Engagement
There are three key elements to increasing the engagement of both patients and physicians in the care continuum, according to a health IT expert and a health system exec.
How to Effectively Verify the Clinical Content in Your EHR
In this podcast, consultant Ronald Sterling notes the critical steps every practice should take to verify the clinical content in its EHR.
Prescription for Physicians Treating Chronic Pain Patients
A conversation about best practices physicians can take when treating patients with chronic pain prescriptions.
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