Category Archives: Physicians

Reflections from HIMSS18

Every year the HIMSS Annual Conference generates a tremendous amount of opportunity, promise, hype and more. While many pronouncements are usually made at the conference, the question always arises what will stick following the conference. From that perspective, a few … 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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To Record or Not to Record: Should Visits Be Taped?

A patient walks into a physician’s exam room with an ever present smartphone or another digital device. The patient is especially concerned for the information that could be discussed during this visit and wants to be sure that they can … Continue reading

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