One of the most common questions I hear is, “Can I send patient information to…” with a plethora of situations and organizations completing that..
Once you have implemented the necessary PHI safeguards, the next task is to create audit controls by which the protections are monitored. Audit controls..
Cignet Health pays a $4.3 million penalty for failing to provide medical records.
Before the case of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia..
HIPAA does not forbid the e-mailing of PHI, however, some precautions should be in place before PHI is e-mailed. Those steps include device approval,..
HIPAA violations are detrimental to everyone involved, most notably the victims whose personal information is either breached or compromised. But for..
HIPAA enforcement officials have taken a renewed interest in how much patients are being charged for a copy of their PHI. According to recently released..
Robert Zimmerman of QIP Solutions, along with John Kornack from the University of Maryland, presented at HIMSS 2016 in Las Vegas. The presentation, given..
Over the course of a week in February, Robert Zimmerman, Co-Founder and CEO of QI Express (formerly known as QIP Solutions), visited with members of the..
By now I am sure you know that having an up-to-date security risk assessment is a fundamental aspect of HIPAA. However, you may not be aware how to..