Joining an ACO? Questions to ask before you sign; HIPAA does not prevent disclosures about patients' threats of harm to self or others; Specialty societies team up to help physicians choose wisely; Failure to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis; Failure to appropriately prescribe narcotics
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The Reporter Volume 5 2013
Ten years of "ten-gallon tort reform"; Stark: How to stay on the right side of the law (CME); Delay in diag...
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Deadline to Report 2018 HIPAA Breaches Approaching
If you experienced a HIPAA breach that affected fewer than 500 individuals in 2018, the deadline to report that breach to HHS is March 1.
HHS releases voluntary cyber security practices
HHS released voluntary cyber security practices to the health care industry with the aim of providing practice guidelines to reduce cyber security risks.
Guidelines for the release of medical records
It is imperative to have a system in place that allows the release of complete, legible, and organized records from your medical office.
Anthem pays $16 million HIPAA penalty
Anthem will pay $16 million after cyber attacks exposed the ePHI of 79 million people
Case Closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
This presentation is a case study based on alleged violations of HIPAA privacy rules.
How to dispose of storage devices containing PHI and other sensitive data
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
What we can learn from MD Anderson's $4.3 million HIPAA penalty
MD Anderson Cancer Center was recently fined for HIPAA violations. Let's go behind the headlines and take a look at the case.
Why the Facebook scandal should have you analyzing your third-party vendors
Deadline to Report 2017 HIPAA Breaches Approaching
If you experienced a HIPAA breach that affected fewer than 500 individuals in 2017, the deadline to report that breach to HHS is the end of February.
How to Encrypt Your Smartphone
Your mobile phone comes equipped with tools for encryption that take a few minutes to an hour to initiate and add an important layer of security to your device.
The Internet of Things
Connected devices generate and store data for their various functions, posing serious security and privacy concerns.
TMLT Offers New Risk Assessment Options
TMLT now offers the following options for fee-for-service risk assessments: HIPAA Solution, HIPAA Mock Audit, and Comprehensive Risk Assessment.
Reporter 2017 General Surgery
Failure to monitor vitamin levels after bariatric surgery; HIPAA and patient privacy
HIPAA and the Opioid Crisis
On October 27, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on how HIPAA allows information sharing to respond to the opioid crisis.
Cyber Security: Back to Basics
Basic cyber security tips and responsibilities.
Reporter 2017 Anesthesiology
Failure to protect the airway; HIPAA and patient privacy
Disjunction in Health Care Data Security
Data security and control of information in health care lag behind other industries.
Reporter 2017 Pediatrics
Failure to obtain parental consent for circumcision; HIPAA and patient privacy
Reporter 2017 Internal Medicine
Failure to properly manage warfarin dosage; Case closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
HIPAA and Emergencies