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In this webinar, cyber attorney Adrian Senyszyn addresses frequently asked questions about cyber security and current threats to practices, HIPAA compliance, and breach investigations. Watch this CME
HIPAA and public health emergencies: updates from the OCR
Connected devices generate and store data, posing serious security and privacy concerns. Learn how to stay safe within the internet of things.
Dallas dental practice fined $10,000 after publishing PHI in response to a patient review on Yelp
How to text patients and colleagues without violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
The OCR has issued a warning about a false postcard notifying recipients of a mandatory HIPAA risk assessment.
A summary of information presented during the webinar “Release of medical records: Review of hot topics” presented on May 26, 2020.
HHS OCR announced it will waive potential HIPAA penalties against health care providers using telehealth services to care for patients during the COVID-19 national emergency.
On-demand webinar discussing: HIPAA and patient privacy; sharing PHI with public health authorities; and preparing for coronavirus in your practice.
This webinar recording is for all physicians and managers of medical practices who struggle with HIPAA compliance. We discuss the importance of an annual HIPAA compliance checkup, and cover all thre
If you suspect one of your patients may harm himself or others, can you report your suspicions to the police without violating patient privacy?
HIPAA compliance is a journey, not a destination — and that journey needs to be funded. Unfortunately, HIPAA and cyber security budgets are often seriously underfunded by health care organizations – o
In this webinar recording, we discuss the HIPAA Security Rule requirement to regularly review records of information system activity. During this interactive, fast-paced session, our experts: - explo
Learn what could happen if the OCR investigates your practice, for either a breach or a complaint. TMLT hosts Kassie Toerner and Cathy Bryant are joined by a Texas physician who survived an OCR invest
It is imperative to have a system in place that allows the release of complete, legible, and organized records from your medical office.
Improper disposal of electronic devices and media puts the information stored on those devices at risk for a breach. And when devices contain protected health information (PHI), it puts your patient’s
Failure to obtain parental consent for circumcision; HIPAA and patient privacy
Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to properly monitor patient's medication and supervise physician assistant; Case closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
Failure to diagnose appendicitis; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA