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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
The Downside to HIPAA Compliance at this Practice
Can a practice be TOO committed to HIPAA? In this case of this organization, the answer to that question might be a somewhat confusing yes.
Physicians: What's In Your Disaster Recovery Plan?
Recent ransomware attacks and the Phase II Office for Civil Rights Audits underscore the importance of adequate policies and procedures.
Allowing Patients to Selfie their Surgery
One doctor has found a clever way to bypass HIPAA and allow patients to take selfies during their surgery. What's his secret?
Dealing with Patients Unhappy over HIPAA Constraints
HIPAA can be a headache for patients, too. Here are some things you can do to calm the waters when patients object to HIPAA restrictions.
When It’s Okay to Disclose PHI and When It’s Not
The ins and outs of when you can legally disclose patient information and when you can't aren't always obvious. Here's a little guidance.
7 Questions to Determine Which Collection Agency is Right for You
Does your collections agency have the specialized knowledge needed to get the most ROI on your delinquent accounts? Here are the seven questions to ask. [Sponsored]
Recent Headlines Show Why Doctors Need Asset Protection
Asset protection shouldn't just be limited to malpractice. Here's why you need to looking beyond just that one area.
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.
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