Category Archives: HITECH

HIPAA In Front of the Camera

HIPAA and the media can be a risky combination for healthcare organizations. Prior HIPAA settlements imposed by the Office for Civil Rights have dinged hospitals for allowing reality television shows to be filmed in the hospital and speaking with a … Continue reading

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More HIPAA and Telehealth

As the telehealth flood gates are being opened, privacy and security considerations still remain. HIPAA will continue to lurk in the background even with the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) pre-announcing the exercise of discretion to not enforce telehealth related … Continue reading

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When Patients Meet HIPAA: Addressing Common HIPAA Access Questions In Real Life

When individuals seek access to medical records or information, the process can often prove frustrating and labyrinthine. The long and convoluted process can arise from an unintentional misunderstanding of HIPAA (or state law) requirements, or an absence of knowledge. Concerns … Continue reading

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