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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
CMS Should Adopt a Flat Rate for E&M Office Visits
Many physicians feel that useless chart documentation has grown to consume most of the patient visit, leaving little time for patient care.
Financial Scams Target Medical Practices at Year End
Practice owners should be leery of potential financial fraud, which seems to peak at the end of the year. Here are some things to look out for.
OIG Issues Report on HIPAA Breaches and Oversight
When it comes to HIPAA breaches, entity size does not matter. What matters is the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)’s oversight and compliance.
Docs Must Evaluate New Technology’s Security Risks
It’s important to not cut corners when assessing the cost of a new technology and forget about its potential security threats.
Preventing Data Breaches: What Physicians Need to Do
Two recent articles underscore the importance of cybersecurity across all facets of a physician’s practice and what questions should be asked.
Moving in Front of Healthcare’s Connectivity Curve
Technology tools, like Apple’s ResearchKit, present exciting opportunities for healthcare, but they must be regulated to protect personal health data.
Instituting a Successful BYOD Policy for Your Practice
Physicians want access to patient data on the go, but practices need to have a secure BYOD policy. Here are a few steps to protect data within the EHR.
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.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Five Tablets Tailored to Physicians' BYOD Security Needs
Here's a look at five of the latest tablets with high-level security features for physicians.
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