Posts Tagged: patients

Do you know who is accessing the practice’s patient’s protected health information (“PHI”)? While many healthcare providers would quickly respond, “of course,” healthcare providers would be surprised to find out how easily it is to access electronic PHI stored on hard drives and electronic medical records (“EMR”). We can help your practice stay on top… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Medicare: Seniors want coverage for dental care. Knox News, July 23, 2018.  Seniors are urging Medicare to make dental coverage available. 2) Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health to complete merger in the fall. The Baltimore Sun,… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Republican Tax Leader Seeks to Restore Obamacare Funds. Bloomberg News, July 16, 2018.  Brady discussing potential restoration of ACA risk adjustment payments. 2) Resorts Working To Offer Quality Care For Customers With Cancer. The New York Times,… Read the rest »

If so, you’re not alone. Many physicians are overwhelmed by their electronic health records systems. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). A… Read the rest »

How protected are your emails? Are you utilizing proper encryption software? Data breaches happen every day, but only about 4% of data breaches are considered “secure breaches” – breaches where the stolen data was fully encrypted and rendered useless. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and… Read the rest »

Did you know that more than two-thirds of all HIPAA breaches are caused by employees? In fact, most employee-driven data breaches are the result of human error, not intentional misuse. Are your employees prepared to properly handle protected health information (PHI)? We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules,… Read the rest »

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is performing more and more HIPAA audits, and every day the news is full of patient data breaches. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact… Read the rest »

It is a definite possibility, as many healthcare providers are being constantly scrutinized. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your practice.  (To subscribe to our blog click here). Many whistleblower lawsuits… Read the rest »