Commercial health plans urged to follow federal government's lead, provide patients access and portability to digital claims data. Overhaul for Meaningful Use, end of data blocking in the works.
Ride-hailing services provide a reliable means to transport patients to care, but the potential downsides could include hacking risks and violations of anti-kickback laws.
Patients can call the confidential ride-hailing service using a landline, and providers can schedule multiple rides over a 30-day period to assure access to care.
Those who said they were willing to sell the data would do so for as little as between $500 and $1,000.
Filefax, Inc. took medical records to a shredding facility in 2015 but failed to properly dispose of the documents, which contained protected health information from about 2,150 patients
It's not just hypothetical.
A review determined that the kidney, cardiac, and urgent care specialists failed on several occasions to heed HIPAA's risk analysis and management rules, HHS says.
Opportunities in telemedicine are moving faster and farther than healthcare execs predicted just three years ago, a new survey reveals.
While questionable social media use makes headlines, nurses can use social media tools in ways to further their professional knowledge.
Nearly three-quarters of participants claimed to have used another medical staff member’s password to access an EMR at work.