Here are some of the important legal areas to keep an eye on in health care during 2018.
Personal Health Records
This year's HIPAA settlements ran the monetary gamut and included the first ever fine levied due to untimely breach reporting. Here's an overview.
Natural disasters can often lead to data breach, here's what you need to know to prevent a breach at your practice.
Activity trackers can provide users with statistics on how active they have been, but the devices are too unreliable to help a physician in an exam room.
This physician has a clever way to ensure nobody can gain access to the files on his computer.
Physician ponders why healthcare doesn't adopt technology and processes that other industries use on a daily basis.
A lot can be learned from recent HIPAA violations, including how to avoid them at your practice.
Healthcare organizations are perfect candidates for cyber-attacks, practices need to step-up and meet protection challenges.
The most advantageous part of asset protection is risk management, avoiding and limiting predictable risks before they happen.
Also in this week's Practice Notes: President Trump launches opioid epidemic committee, while proposing budget cuts to mental health services.