By Matt Fisher – While many areas of HIPAA compliance result in confusion and misinterpretation, responding to document requests from parties in litigation is one that has been presenting itself frequently.
By Matt Fisher – Questions around the state of privacy for healthcare and other information are being left unanswered in many regards. Many services and tools fall outside the “traditional” healthcare realm, which means HIPAA and state-level legal protections focused on…
By Matt Fisher – Healthcare prices vary significantly from one organization to the next for the same services and patients are highly unlikely to know what those prices will be. The issue is a topic of frequent debate and concern for all within healthcare.
By Matt Fisher – With the number of cyberattacks focusing on healthcare for purposes ranging from destruction of data to impersonating a physician or other clinician to just taking data, it is truer than ever that a successful attack is only a matter of time.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of June that we think deserve sharing again.
By Matt Fisher – A scenario growing in frequency for physician practices and other healthcare organizations is the desire for patients to communicate with clinicians using the same tools as in everyday life.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of May that we think deserve sharing again.
By Matt Fisher – After a lull in enforcement actions concerning HIPAA, the Office for Civil Rights re-entered the fray with a $3,000,000 bang. The settlement announced on May 6, 2019, imposes a significant fine after widespread non-compliance was found by OCR.
By Matt Fisher – Money is the driving force behind many concerns and decisions in healthcare. Physician practices, hospitals and others need money to invest in capital needs or simply to keep the doors open. Digital health companies see a market ripe for disruption and ready to acquire new products.
By Matt Fisher – Notice of a new data breach is posted at least once a day. A frequent feature of many notices is the disclosure that the conduct giving rise to the breach happened months earlier, with the delay sometimes going into years in some instances.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of April that we think deserve sharing again.
It has been four years since our first panel discussion addressing the growing and alarming rise of cybersecurity threats to healthcare. Yet, despite the addition of security protocols, and training to thwart hacking incidents, the industry continues to be plagued.
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