Category Archives: HIPAA

Business Associate Agreement Hot Points

If an organization is involved in healthcare, whether as a provider, facility, consultant, vendor or in almost any other capacity, it is highly likely that HIPAA applies to internal operations and relationships with other parties. As should be well known, … Continue reading

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Put People Into Focus: HIMSS19 Theme

People as individuals and human beings are regaining an appropriate central focus in healthcare. The shift in thinking of putting relationships back to the front and center was especially evident during the annual mass gathering of the healthcare information technology … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

An easy to overlook aspect of the HIPAA Privacy Rule is the requirement that all uses and disclosures be of the “minimum necessary” amount of protected health information. That means the least amount of information needed for the intended purpose … Continue reading

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