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Patient Confidentiality and Pinkie Swears
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.
Make Sure Your HR Policies Discourage HIPAA Violations
We often think of IT departments when we think of meeting HIPAA regulations, but the heart of compliance is in human resources.
Train Your Patients on Safe Use of Portals
Even if you're totally HIPAA compliant and know that your portal is secure, your patients may not be so sure.
Don't Let HIPAA Audits, Ransomware Sink Your Practice
A perfect storm of HIPAA audits and an increasing threat from hackers could spell disaster for your practice. Avoid this fate.
Recent Data Breaches Emphasize HIPAA Compliance
Different types of data breaches at two hospitals in Michigan and New Mexico underscore HIPAA liability concerns.
Catch HIPAA Violations before Privacy is Compromised
Some HIPAA violations can be caught and fixed before the damage is done. Here are a few ways to do so.
Four HIPAA Violations Practices Accidentally Make
Some HIPAA violations are obvious, but others can be less so and easy to miss. Here are four.
Top 5 Reasons Physicians Give for Avoiding Social Media
Physician and social media expert Russell Faust describes the top obstacles preventing doctors from utilizing social media as a tool for their medical practice.
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.
Eleven Things to Never Say to Patients
Physician-patient interactions can be rife with emotion. Here are phrases physicians should take care to avoid during these situations.
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