Tag Archives: HITECH

HIPAA Musings: Random Thoughts on Privacy and Security

With the holidays quickly receding, there was some time for reflection. When given that time (and honestly spurred to some degree by the HIPAA request for information), different issues about HIPAA wandered through my mind. With so many issues to … Continue reading

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Data at Risk: Exposure from Breaches

The threat and occurrence of data breaches receive frequent attention in the healthcare industry. It often feels as though a new breach (or more) is reported on an almost daily basis. The significant rise in breaches also corresponds with the … Continue reading

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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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