Clinical CareAccess to PHI in Research Study
Individuals may still access PHI not associated with the research study.
StrategyHHS Proposes HIPAA Modifications
The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would amend provisions of the Privacy Rule that could stymie coordinated care and case management...
Clinical CareHIPAA During Natural Disasters
If information is used or disclosed for directory purposes without the patient's agreement, the patient must be told and given...
TechnologyPHI for Marketing
Written authorization from patients is required before their PHI can be used for marketing purposes.
TechnologyRansomware Attack Against Florida Provider Affects Nearly 60K
Following discovery of the attack, Advanced Urgent Care took steps to secure its network and improve internal procedures to identify...
TechnologyContacting Patients via Unencrypted Email
It is important to ask the patient to sign a disclaimer that will protect your organization in the event of...
InnovationHelp Stop Ransomware Attacks at Your Hospital
A big takeaway from the HHS is the importance of taking appropriate actions beforehand to mitigate the potential of damage...
InnovationAccessing PHI in Public Locations
Employees need to protect their mobile devices from loss or theft by keeping their devices with them.
InnovationGeorgia Department of Human Services Reports Breach Affecting More Than 45K
After it became aware of the attack, DHS locked compromised accounts and blocked malicious actors.
TelehealthTelemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons
Medical professionals and health experts predict that when the pandemic is over, telehealth will still play a much larger role...
InnovationBest Practices for Storing Passwords
Security reminders are important communication vehicles in addition to formal training.
InnovationMichigan Hospital Suffers Security Incident Impacting More Than 25K
After an extensive forensic investigation, Oaklawn determined that the compromised email accounts may have contained identifiable personal information or protected...