Category Archives: HITECH

How Much Should Record Access Cost?: Debating HIPAA Access Rule for Entities

How much should access to a medical record cost? It is a thorny and complicated question since access comes in many forms. For instance, is an individual requesting a copy of their record for personal use, or to send to … Continue reading

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Relief from HIPAA: When, If Ever, Is It Necessary

The seemingly non-stop move from one natural disaster or health emergency to another places a significant strain on the healthcare system. Providers either cannot reach a facility, whether hospital or otherwise, or patients overwhelm a particular facility. Additionally, patients from … Continue reading

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Can Security Be Solved?: Healthcare Challenge

Every day brings a new report of a security breach or other security based problem within healthcare. The unceasing cycle of issues gives rise to the question of what can and is healthcare doing about security and in particular cybersecurity. … Continue reading

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