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Digital transactions can mean big savings for physiciansA new report indicates electronic transactions can help physicians preserve two precious commodities: time and money.
Feds focus on healthcare ransomware attacksHHS’ Office of Civil Rights is offering an email series in response to a rise in ransomware attacks on vulnerable healthcare organizations.
What to do if you are notified of a HIPAA desk auditFor the last several years, everyone who works in health care has been hearing about privacy, security, breach notification rules and the possibility of additional audits.
What to do if you are notified of a HIPAA onsite auditBeginning next year, HHS will commence conducting onsite audits, visiting practices to review compliance.
Physicians should note recent HIPAA guidelines for appsWhile geared toward app developers, recent guidance from HHS is also helpful for physicians working on mobile outreach to their patients.
What physicians should know before recommending appsThere are apps required to be HIPAA compliant and those that aren’t. If you are a physician, you should know the difference.
Patient records: The struggle for ownership
Patient records: The struggle for ownershipPatient medical records are undergoing a seismic shift. But this shift is happening quickly, in many ways too quickly for either physicians or the laws and regulations pertaining to medical records to keep up.
How to protect your practice from HIPAA investigations
How to protect your practice from HIPAA investigationsPrivate practices top the list as the most common covered entities required to take corrective action under HIPAA. Here are ways to protect yourself.
HIPAA breach: Secure data and prevent fines now
HIPAA breach: Secure data and prevent fines nowMany private practices lack written policies and procedures for data security and haven’t done a security risk assessment. Here's how to secure your practice.
Safeguarding your medical practice from HIPAA violationsYou may know about HIPAA, but what are you doing about it? Here's some insight and three key strategies to protect your practice from a violation.