Posts Tagged: #patient

When is the last time you have completed a thorough risk assessment and updated your business associate agreements? If you are like many healthcare practices, that seems to fall by the wayside.  We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and… Read the rest »

Many recent breaches and security issues have been linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, as a great deal of health information is being transmitted using processes that were hastily put in place. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay current and up… Read the rest »

A recent study by Michigan Medicine just broke down the telehealth numbers and the results may surprise you. Some aspects of telehealth may lead to higher costs for hospitals, while others may save money. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared to minimize breach risks from third-party vendors. Subscribe to stay… 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: Chamber of Commerce Sues HHS Over Insurance Transparency Rule Bloomberg Law The US Chamber of Commerce sued federal agencies to stop the implementation of a price transparency provision. Ascension Michigan to pay $2.8M to feds… Read the rest »

A recent Michigan Court of Appeals case ruled that yes, Emergency Medical Technicians (“EMTs”) can be liable for injuries that occur when transporting a patient. For immunity to apply to an EMT, the EMT must be treating the patient. Transporting alone is not sufficient. We can help your practice get up to date and prepared… Read the rest »

As more and more data is accessible at the touch of a fingertip with technology, it may be of no surprise that healthcare is moving towards immediate access too. ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule requires physicians to provide patients with electronic access to their records with no delay and at no cost. We can help… Read the rest »

Ransomware continues to be a popular method of hacking by cybercriminals in the wake of COVID-19. Breaches, cyberattacks and ransomware can have a large impact on a healthcare facility. The aftermath is different for ever facility and some facilities are even forced to shut down for good. We can help your practice stay on top… Read the rest »

Breaches and cybercrime have skyrocketed in the wake of COVID-19, especially in healthcare. It’s essential that you take steps now to protect your practice’s protected health information (PHI). We can help your practice stay on top of the latest health care news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on… Read the rest »