Posts Tagged: practices

Imagine the following frightening scenario: You try to log into your patient database and find that you are locked out. In your email is a message from someone claiming to have access to the database and all of the PHI contained within it. The message says that they will give you back your database access,… Read the rest »

If you operate a small practice, it’s likely that you will be targeted in 2018. 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). Smaller… Read the rest »

In light of the opioid crisis, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched new websites regarding how HIPAA applies to mental and behavioral health information. 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… 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) House OKs new bills to fight opioid epidemic. The Detroit News, December 13, 2017. The Michigan House approved multiple bills aimed at combating the opioid epidemic by tracking and controlling the flow of prescription… Read the rest »

Over 18,000 Henry Ford Healthy System patients had their protected health information hacked and there are many lessons to be learned for practices of all sizes. 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… 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) Health insurers urged to ‘do the right thing’ after Harvey. Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2017. The Texas Department of Insurance is urging health insurers to loosen restrictions for people seeking medical or mental health… Read the rest »

In healthcare, you can be held accountable for the actions of your contractors and vendors. Many healthcare entities are learning that lesson from the latest breach at the Detroit Medical Center. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to… Read the rest »

Many hospitals have chosen to pay ransoms to get access to their systems after a hacker has taken over. FBI Director James Comey said this is a mistake. 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… Read the rest »