Category Archives: Physicians

Unnecessary Stress: HIPAA and Litigation Requests

While many areas of HIPAA compliance result in confusion and misinterpretation, responding to document requests from parties in litigation is one that has been presenting itself frequently. The classic scenario is Party A and Party B are in a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Communication Tension or Breakdown

A scenario growing in frequency for physician practices and other healthcare organizations is the desire for patients to communicate with clinicians using the same tools as in everyday life. That desire translates to a preference for text messaging, WhatsApp, Facebook … Continue reading

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An Altogether True Reflection

A new twitter account called @EPICEMRparody is garnering a lot of attention for its comments about the burdens placed upon physicians and other clinicians connected to the use of electronic medical records. The account not only skewers the frustrating tedious … Continue reading

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