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HHS Report Identifies Security Lapses for Exchanges
Broader definition of personal identifiable information requires medical practices to review HIPAA compliance and adhere to security policies.
HIPAA Violations for Noncompliance, Not Just Breaches
Even if your practice does not suffer a HIPAA breach of confidential patient data, being noncompliant can land you in hot water as well.
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.
Patient Data Sharing During Health Emergencies
HHS is working to craft an agreement to share public health information in the event of a pandemic between the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
The Real Reason Physicians Must Comply With HIPAA
When it comes to understanding why we need HIPAA compliance, government regulators are on one side of a very wide river, and physicians are on the other.
HIPAA: Top Tech Missteps
Experts reveal common technology missteps that are putting practices at risk of HIPAA violations.
HIPAA and Mental Health Records: A Higher Standard
The best way to approach all medical records in relation to HIPAA and the HITECH Act is the same as you do with patients: use universal precautions.
Get Red Flags Ready
Here are a few tools and resources to get you started in understanding and complying with the FTC's new Red Flags identity theft rule.
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