Category Archives: Physicians

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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Rocket Pace, But To Where?

Not a day goes by (or many posts on The Pulse Blog) without a discussion of the rapid increase in data breaches impacting the healthcare industry. Information and statistics in this regard are inescapable. For instance, the so-called “Wall of … Continue reading

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