All articles with tag HIPAA

Understanding the basic rules and regulations of HIPAA

August 01, 2017 in Uncategorized

A few weeks ago I was at the doctor’s office receiving my 20 week ultrasound. This was not my first ultrasound, but it was the first ultrasound with my new provider.

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“Hospital’s dirty little secret: Caregivers sharing clinical data via personal phones”

October 28, 2014 in In the News

“Hospital caregivers typically bring their own mobile devices to work and use them to share clinical and care coordination information other members of their multidisciplinary care team. It’s a practice that screams “HIPAA violation.”

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Security First: Three Tips for Navigating HIPAA Risks

August 20, 2014 in Safety First Series

Social media, technology, security, and you.

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HIPAA Breach Alert: Second largest HIPAA breach reported

August 17, 2014 in In the News

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

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Security First: HIPAA isn’t just for Doctors, or just Hospital Staff...

August 11, 2014 in Safety First Series

Don’t forget about your Patients: Help them, help you! Recap: From employees to volunteers to trainees to management – everyone needs to undergo HIPAA training to learn what their responsibilities are in the workplace when it comes to keeping Patient information private and secure. They only have once chance to do it right – you can’t replace a Patient’s privacy once it’s lost!

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Safety First: HIPAA isn’t just for Doctors

August 04, 2014 in Safety First Series

All heathcare personnel – from employees to volunteers to trainees to management – need to be educated and trained about the institution’s HIPAA Policies and Procedures.

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Security First: Photos, Policies, Procedures – oh My!

July 28, 2014 in Safety First Series

The message is short and sweet: establish clear policies and procedures

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Security First: Steps to Secure your ePHI on your Smartphone

July 21, 2014 in Safety First Series

But with CaptureProof, it would be easier.

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Security First: Your Phone may be “Smart” but is it Secure?

July 15, 2014 in Safety First Series

Smartphones, a gift for patient information?

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Safety First: Fraud on Your Credit Cards? What About your Personal Health Record?

July 07, 2014 in Safety First Series

Patient information is patient identity. A few years ago, Citibank did a series of commercials on protecting yourself against identity theft highlighting the importance of keeping personal information secure. The commercial, tried to put a funny spin on a situation that in real life is no joke – violation of privacy, loss of money, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to identity fraud.

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Safety First: Simple Solutions to Data Breaches

June 30, 2014 in Safety First Series

Believe it or not: 94% of healthcare organizations have leaked patient data by overlooking the simplest solutions.

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Safety First: Could you have a Privacy Breach that Costs you $4.8M?

June 23, 2014 in Safety First Series

“Yes”, is the answer if you are New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.

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Patient-Centered, Veteran-Centered: CaptureProof & Veterans’ Medicine

June 19, 2014 in In the News

There are people dying in our country waiting for healthcare. And it is happening at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). With wait times over 7 times longer than the VA goal, current wait times of 90+ days has left over 120,000 veterans hanging in a healthcare crisis.

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