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HIPAA Security Reminder of the Week

Prevent a Breach of PHI

  • Fax: If you manually enter the fax number, double-check all fax numbers before sending the fax.
  • When discharging a patient, double-check the patient’s identifying information on the discharge instructions and any related prescriptions. Make sure all information matches the patient’s records.
  • Do not leave paper PHI unattended.
  • Logoff any EHR application when you are finished with the application and/or before you leave your computer.
  • Lock your computer when it is unattended.