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avatar New Guidance on Posting, Texting, and Email for Doctors: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Annals of Internal Medicine, from the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards, updated the guidelines previously published by the .. read more

avatar Yes, It’s a HIPAA Breach

As promised, what follows are the answers to the questions posed in the previous blog item posted November 6, 2012, and titled “Is It a .. read more

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avatar Is It a HIPAA Breach?

I thought that I would try something different for this blog post. I’m going to describe a common HIPAA potential breach and ask questions about .. read more

avatar Updated Portable Computer Policy Posted in the Premium Member Section

As my blog post of September 17, 2012, noted, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”), entered .. read more

avatar Another $1.5 Million HIPAA Hit!

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (“MEEI”) and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (“MEEA”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as “MEEI”), each of which is .. read more

avatar KPMG Audits

I was fortunate enough to have a seminar attendee at my Dallas, Texas, Cross Country HIPAA seminar on August 23 whose hospital had been audited .. read more

avatar First State Agency Fined for HIPAA Violation

Not only can you not avoid HIPAA compliance by being a small covered entity (see my April 18, 2012, blog post), but you can’t avoid .. read more

avatar More Info on DHHS HIPAA Audits | HIPAA Compliance

Susan McAndrew, deputy director of the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), has announced that OCR has completed the first 20 audits mandated by the HITECH .. read more

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