Doctor Shares Unique Idea for Creating Strong Passwords
This physician has a clever way to ensure nobody can gain access to the files on his computer. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 18, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Jon Carter Tags: HIPAA Technology Technology Survey Personal Health Records Source Type: news

HIPAA Automation Tool Now has a Multi-location and Multi-department...
HIPAA Institute's HIPAA Automation tool is a powerful compliance management software designed to drive and monitor your compliance program irrespective of your organization’s size.(PRWeb July 07, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/07/prweb14485619.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Understanding HIPAA & #039;s Medical Record Transfer Rules
When is a physician obliged to transfer a patient ' s complete medical record to a new doctor? HIPAA has the answer for you. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - July 5, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Ericka L. Adler Tags: Blog HIPAA EHR Compliance Source Type: news

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Releases New HIPAA-Compliant Mobile App for...
BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy develops and releases the new secure mobile app ‘RxCommunicator’ to save time and money for physicians as they track their patients’ specialty pharmacy prescriptions while...(PRWeb July 05, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/07/prweb14477096.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

REDCap
(Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.  Originally created in 2004 by a small group of researchers at Vanderbilt University who needed a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant data collection tool, it has evolved into a free, consortium-based secure web application specifically geared to support online and offline data capture for research studies and operations. With over 2000 partner sites across the globe, REDCap is capable of collecting any type of data for any purpose. Each partner site maintains its own in...
Source: Dragonfly - June 22, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Ann Madhavan Tags: Blog Data Technology Source Type: news

Why Practice & #039;s Must Report a Data Breach
A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - June 22, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog HIPAA Law & Malpractice Training Source Type: news

Why Practices Must Report a Data Breach
A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - June 22, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog HIPAA Law & Malpractice Training Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Is Apple iMessage HIPAA Compliant?
(MedPage Today) -- Think twice before texting your patients and staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Report: Apple partners with Health Gorilla to integrate iPhone with hospital, lab data
Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) is working with medtech startup Health Gorilla to add more health info, including diagnostic lab data, to its iPhone as it continues its quest to make it a centralized location for medical data, according to a CNBC report. The tech giant is working with the startup to integrate information from hospitals, lab-testing companies and imaging centers into the device, according to the report. Health Gorilla, which rebranded from Informedika in 2014, has raised a total of $4.4 million to support its clinical network platform. The company’s platform is a closed, HIPAA-compliant system which allows doctors, me...
Source: Mass Device - June 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Electronic Medical Records Health Information Technology Software / IT Apple healthgorilla Source Type: news

3 Controls to Prepare Your Practice for a Ransomware Attack
Selecting effective passwords and screensavers on computers helps, in addition to ongoing education about cybersecurity. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - June 12, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Aine Cryts Tags: Health IT HIPAA EHR Technology Source Type: news

Ensure Emergency Access for Your Practice & #039;s IT Systems
If your IT person leaves your practice, you need to be prepared to take over his duties and ensure things continue to run smoothly. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 31, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Stephen McCallister, CPHIT Tags: Health IT HIPAA Technology Pearls Source Type: news

How Trump ’s Cybersecurity Order Affects Physicians
A recent executive order to ensure federal computer systems are safe from attack has implications for medical practices as well. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 25, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog Health IT HIPAA Law & Malpractice Compliance Source Type: news

Mom accuses Phoenix Children's Hospital of patient privacy violations
A Valley mom has accused Phoenix Children's Hospital of violating patient privacy laws. In a Facebook post from a mom worried that Phoenix Children’s Hospital violated patient privacy laws: “Are you familiar with HIPAA violations,” the Facebook post from Jennifer Maggiore starts. The PCH postcard addressed to her son was a notification that his doctor was leaving and that PCH didn’t have enough doctors to absorb his patients. The problem, she said, is that the postcard came from the psychiatry… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Protecting and Improving a Practice & #039;s Online Reputation
The best way to build and improve an online reputation is to take control of what people are posting about your practice. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 21, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Manish Kumar Chauhan Tags: Blog HIPAA Patient Relations Performance Source Type: news

May a HIPAA Covered Entity or Its Business Associate Disclose Protected Health Information (PHI) for Purposes of Cybersecurity Information-Sharing of Cyber Threat Indicators?
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 09/07/2016 This fact sheet addresses the question of whether a Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entity or its business associate may disclose protected health information (PHI) for purposes of cybersecurity information-sharing of cyber threat indicators. It details the answer, which is no, unless the disclosure is otherwise permitted under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, particularly given that cyber threat indicators do not generally include PHI. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news