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Patient Confidentiality

Patient Confidentiality

Here's an interesting way that one patient is trying to ensure his confidentiality is held secret within the walls of the examination room. It's unnecessary.


We often think of IT departments when we think of meeting HIPAA regulations, but the heart of compliance is in human resources.

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Even if you're totally HIPAA compliant and know that your portal is secure, your patients may not be so sure.

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A perfect storm of HIPAA audits and an increasing threat from hackers could spell disaster for your practice. Avoid this fate.


Different types of data breaches at two hospitals in Michigan and New Mexico underscore HIPAA liability concerns.


Some HIPAA violations can be caught and fixed before the damage is done. Here are a few ways to do so.


Some HIPAA violations are obvious, but others can be less so and easy to miss. Here are four.


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