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Case Closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
This presentation is a case study based on alleged violations of HIPAA privacy rules.
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
Resources for staying compliant with HIPAA in emergency cituations.
Reporter 2017 Pain Management
Failure to properly monitor patient's medication and supervise physician assistant; Case closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
New-to-Practice Reporter 2017
Should you Google your patients?; Closed claim study: Patients identified on surgeon's website Combating physician stress and burnout; Social media and cyber risk; Managing difficult patients
Reporter 2017 Emergency Medicine
Failure to diagnose and treat acute coronary syndrome; HIPAA and patient privacy
Reporter 2017 Gastroenterology
Negligence and failure to arrange adequate follow-up care; HIPAA and patient privacy
Ransomware: A Clear and Present Danger
Case studies is to help physicians respond appropriately to ransomware attacks.
Reporter 2017 Orthopedics