Tag Archives: HIPAA Compliance

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, [...]

Your Software and Devices Are Not HIPAA Compliant

With growing frequency, vendors market their software, devices, and services as “HIPAA Compliant”. This feeds into the mistaken belief [...]

Top Liability Risks for Psychiatrists

Sound, heavily documented care is no doubt one of the top methods of protection when facing claims and working with patients. As a [...]

$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 [...]

Business Associate or Not

The 2014 OCR audit is just around the corner, and you should know where you stand with HIPAA. New changes strike up confusion for many [...]

The Importance of HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA compliance is one of the biggest areas of question, concern and overall success of medical professionals. We can talk all day [...]

Confidentiality – Peer Group Communications

When participating in peer group communications, whether a more formal or structured listserv, or an informal group of mental health [...]

Videotaping / Risks

… Perhaps the most common component of an informed consent mentioned in state laws, ethical provisions and other sources of authority [...]

The Risks Of Counseling / Therapy?

One of the most important elements, if not the most important element, of informed consent is the obligation to inform the patient of [...]