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Humans of Healthcare

With healthcare being a huge target of cybercrime, the immediate concern is likely with regard to how it will coincide with any HIPAA regulation – or revealing any failure to comply.  First thoughts usually go to the business side of a situation. How much will this cost?  Will we be fined?  Will we have to […]

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HIPAA Stats & Facts

We couldn’t call them fun facts, because there’s really not a lot that one could label “fun” when it comes to HIPAA, but we thought we’d take a look at some of the statistics and facts in a summary fashion. HIPAA, often misspelled HIPPA, stands for the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act. This federal law […]

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What If Employees Refuse the Vaccine?

In healthcare, we want to assume that we are collectively working to advance medicine and whatever the latest developments are, well we want “in”. What if that development is the COVID-19 vaccine and as it turns out, someone on your team isn’t interested? According to a survey done by the Pew Research Center, not all Americans felt […]

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Potential Changes Ahead

The Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights has proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule that could be substantial. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposal stated it was to “remove barriers to, coordinated care and individual engagement” and was issued last week. Addressing standards of the rule may limit and/or discourage care […]

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