Connect to other sites within the UBM Medica Network
Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
Patients Need Good Passwords, Too
Password security isn't just for providers. Practices should make sure its patients are using tough passwords when using their patient portal.
Make Sure You Execute BAAs for HIPAA Compliance
It's important that physician practices stay compliant with HIPAA by executing business associate agreements with various vendor partners.
The Most Vital 12-15 Characters in a Medical Practice
Choosing good passwords and protecting them is a small but key part of guarding your patients’ protected health information.
4 Reasons Your EHR is Vulnerable to a Cyberattack
No practice is too small to not worry about a cyberattack. Here are four reasons you should be concerned that your EHR is at risk.
Keeping Social Media Out of Medical Practices
One practices has figured out a way to keep their patients from breaking HIPAA rules and using social media when they are in the exam room.
Look Before Your Leap into mHealth
Before you decide to create your killer mobile health app, this lawyer advises you look at the FTC's guidance on developing one.
Your Patient’s Data, But Not Your Breach
Here’s what you do when a HIPAA violation affects your patients, but is the fault of one of your business partners.
Compliance Plans and Your Medical Practice
Marcia Brauchler of Physicians' Ally offers tips on creating compliance plans to protect your medical practice.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
HIPAA's Effect on Medical Practice Work Flow
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the daily work flow at medical practices nationwide.
How HIPAA Is Affecting Medical Practice Health IT
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the use of health IT at medical practices.
9 Safeguards to Avert Ransomware at Your Practice
Small practices can take steps to avoid being hit with ransomware. The key focus should be on implementing technical safeguards and working with staff.
The ABCs of Patient Data Security
Training your medical staff to securely handle and protect sensitive patient data isn't as hard as you think.
7 Priciest HIPAA Incidents of 2015
Several six-figure HIPAA settlements were levied against healthcare organizations this year. Here are the top HIPAA incidents of 2015.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.
By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.