Benefits to Patient Access to Health Records
Last week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Office For Civil Rights (“OCR”) rolled out a..
Storing Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in the cloud can be a very useful thing for covered entities and business associates. As we know, HIPAA..
One of the most common questions I hear is, “Can I send patient information to…” with a plethora of situations and organizations completing that..
Last week Anthem began informing 18,000 customers of a breach. It stemmed from a vendor’s employee who emailed Anthem members’ data to a personal email..
Every covered entity and business associate, whether large or small, struggles with prompt termination of user access. Whether it be interns, temporary or..
Far too often HIPAA is used as a barrier for appropriate PHI sharing. However, when a patient wants to create a barrier to sharing in the form of a..
Transferring PHI without an executed Business Associate Agreement ("BAA") has become a point of intense focus for federal regulators, and one from which..