Category Archives: Ethics and HIPAA

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records

The US Department Of Health and Human Services has published guidelines for individuals’ right under HIPAA to access their health [...]

HIPAA Regulations and Your Practice

The health and privacy rule is part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). It covers the [...]

5 Ways To Protect Your Patients’ Rights

April 11-17 is Health Information Privacy and Security Week, during which healthcare providers recognize the necessity behind health [...]

New Protected Health Information Changes From HIPAA

With the new HIPAA guidelines that have been put into action on September 23, 2013, it’s important to understand what changes have been [...]

Platforms That are HIPAA Compliant

If the site you are using does not require you to sign an agreement of some sort, then your practice could be at risk. To avoid this, [...]

What Is HIPAA Compliance Anyway?

New HIPAA regulations could be putting a strain on your practice. Everyday communication techniques that a practice uses have new [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of Patient Outreach

As medical practices become more and more concerned with profit margins, and new healthcare plans surge forward, it’s essential for [...]

HIPAA and Technology: The Need to Know

New technologies in the medical world use the Internet of things to communicate medical data to health-care providers or other doctors, [...]

Best Practices for Cyber Security in the Healthcare Field

Cyber security is a hot and incredibly pertinent issue in the mental and allied health field today. With the common use of electronic [...]

Are You Ready for the HIPAA Audit Program?

Phase two of the HIPAA audit program has not yet been unleashed, but big changes are on the way. Once the DHS’ program resumes, there [...]

Are You Exposed? 5 Major Threats to Your Mobile Device

With the ever-changing HIPAA laws, your mobile device may seem more like that imaginary albatross than the simple, social tool the [...]

$4.8 Million HIPAA Security Settlement Is the Largest HIPAA Payout Yet

Settlements in just the first two quarters of 2014 topped out the charts on HIPAA-related lawsuits. Let’s take a look at the top [...]

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