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Risk Management Strategies To Reduce Risk Associated With Telehealth
The use of technology to provide healthcare has existed for decades; however, recent advances in technology and changes in reimbursement
United States
16 Sep 2019
Two Rules Both Alike In Dignity: CMS And ONC Release Proposed Rules To Advance Interoperability
On Feb. 11, 2019, two Department of HHS agencies, the ONC for Health Information Technology and the CMS, released their long-awaited proposed rules designed to further HHS' goal of promoting electronic health...
United States
23 Apr 2019
Deter Workforce Snooping In Electronic Medical Records Through Education And Training
On March 6, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Linda Sue Kalina pled guilty to wrongfully disclosing the protected health information (PHI)
United States
17 Apr 2019
Clearly Defined HIPAA And FERPA Policies May Help Covered Entities in Defending A Claim For Unemployment Compensation
Clearly Defined HIPAA And FERPA Policies May Help Covered Entities in Defending A Claim For Unemployment Compensation.
United States
26 Feb 2019
The Use Of Smart Speakers In Healthcare
Smart speakers are voice-activated, internet-connected devices with an integrated virtual assistant that can answer questions, follow instructions and control other smart devices.
United States
6 Feb 2019
Provisioning Workforce Access To Electronic Protected Health Information: It May Be ‘Common Sense,' But Is It Easy To Implement?
In December 2018, Pagosa Springs Medical Center settled potential Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
United States
25 Jan 2019
Physician Hospitalist Group Settles With OCR And Enters Into A Resolution Agreement For Failure To Have HIPAA Policies And Business Associate Agreement In Place
On Dec. 5, 2018, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that Advanced Care Hospitalists PL (ACH)
United States
27 Dec 2018
FDA Regional Incident Preparedness And Response Playbook Provides Guidance To The Healthcare Industry For Large-Scale, Multi-Patient Medical Device Cybersecurity Incidents
Earlier this month, the Mitre Corporation, on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), released the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook...
United States
19 Oct 2018
Small Health Care Providers: Do You Really Know What Your IT Services Vendor Is Providing To Secure Your Systems?
A small health care provider such as a physician office or clinic often will contract with an IT services vendor to meet overall IT needs to operate the business.
United States
29 Dec 2017
FTC Issues Compliance Guidance For Organizations That Share And Collect PHI
The FTC recently issued Guidance to remind HIPAA compliant organizations that share and collect PHI for commercial activities that they must also comply with FTC Act disclosure requirements.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Deeper Dive: Integrating Physician Practices Into A Health System's HIPAA Privacy And Security Program
The health system needs to understand its IT capabilities and operating competencies and develop the required infrastructure to support clinical integration of the physician practices.
United States
21 Jun 2016
Deeper Dive: Integrating Physician Practices Into A Health System's HIPAA Privacy And Security Program
The healthcare industry shift to a value-based business model is resulting in greater alignment between hospitals and physicians to provide quality, outcomes driven care in order to receive payment for health care services.
United States
1 Jun 2016
OCR Announces Beginning Of 2016 HIPAA Phase 2 Audit Program
A wide range of covered entities are being identified by OCR to better assess HIPAA compliance across the industry.
United States
5 Apr 2016
OCR HIPAA Phase 2 Audits Coming Soon. Be Prepared.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently announced that the agency expects to begin Phase 2 Audits in early 2016.
United States
27 Nov 2015
Clinically Integrated Networks: Privacy And Security Concerns With Sharing Data
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing reimbursement methodologies for healthcare providers from a fee-for-service model to a value-based model.
United States
16 Sep 2015
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