Tag Archives: Regulatory Compliance

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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Text or Email: Does it Fit in Healthcare?

Communication by text or email is a part of daily life. Such forms of communication occur non-stop and through a variety of means whether it be Gmail, WhatsApp, iMessage, or any other number of services. However, the question that arises … Continue reading

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HIPAA: Healthcare’s Favorite Scapegoat

Stop if you’ve heard either of these or some other variation before: I can’t tell you anything about that patient because of HIPAA or I can’t give you a copy of your medical records because of HIPAA or HIPAA doesn’t … Continue reading

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