Startup Spotlight: Penn Medicine spinout CareAlign aims to help health systems across the nation
PHL Inno's weekly "Startup Spotlight" feature highlights founders and new businesses cropping up in the region. The startup: CareAlign is a HIPAA-compliant project management software for clinicians.  Founded: The Penn Medicine spinout was created in 2014 after the health system couldn’t find a software that specifically handled health care coordination, CareAlign Chief Operating Officer James Green sai d. It was spun out from the health system in 2019. “It was so popular — I think Penn… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Among the 50 Fastest Growing Companies for a 4th Consecutive Year by Utah Business
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions recently accepted the prestigious award by Utah Business as the state ' s 29th fastest-growing company. For the fourth year in a row, eAssist has earned a place on this list of Utah ' s 50 top performers – an especially noteworthy achievement considering the rating period included a three-month suspension of non-emergency dental services nationwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies are ranked according to their total five-year revenue and compound annual growth rate.Founded in 2011 by James Anderson, DMD, and Sandy O...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Delta Air Lines Is Charging Unvaccinated Employees $200 Insurance Fee. Will It Work?
As the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more companies are starting to require coronavirus vaccines for their employees. But this week, Delta Air Lines chose a different tactic when it became the first major U.S. company to say it will charge more for health insurance if employees do not get vaccinated. Some may see this as a compromise between vaccine mandates and more positive incentives, but experts say it could be complicated to execute and that there’s no way to tell how effective it will be. The move represents the tricky calculus employers are being forced to make as they try to keep employees s...
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) HIPAA Administrative Simplification (Non-Privacy/Security) Complaint Form, which is used to collect information on complaints filed for suspected HIPAA violations; and 2) Home Health Care CAHPS Survey (HHCAHPS) Mode Experiment, which will test a web-based mode of Home Health Care quality reporting submission. Comments are due by October 4, 2021 (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 5, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Filming Seizures -- A HIPAA Violation? Filming Seizures -- A HIPAA Violation?
Capturing a patient ' s seizure on video can be invaluable in making an accurate diagnosis. But patient privacy laws often get in the way.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Column Source Type: news

Dallas Cowboys' Dak Prescott inspires HIPAA memes on social media after COVID vaccine reply
Social media users quickly corrected Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after he cited a privacy law that only applies to medical settings. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is HIPAA and How Does the Law Work?
The measure prohibits health professionals from revealing your medical records, but it is perfectly legal to ask whether someone has been vaccinated. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - July 23, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Aishvarya Kavi Tags: Privacy Vaccination and Immunization Republican Party Rumors and Misinformation Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Greene, Marjorie Taylor (1974- ) Source Type: news

Does Violating HIPAA on Social Media Warrant Getting Fired? Does Violating HIPAA on Social Media Warrant Getting Fired?
Dr Alok S. Patel discusses and provides examples of inadvertent, well-intentioned HIPAA violations on social media.Medscape Hospital Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit”
 The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide“How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit ”  Jacksonville, FL – June 21, 2021 – The Dental Compliance Institute (DCI), a leading provider of training and certification programs designed to help dental professionals achieve full compliance of HIPAA and OSHA regulations and to also learn the essentials of patient risk management, recently published “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit, ” the first in a planned series ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 30, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

HIPAA and Covid-19 vaccines. What employers need to know.
As employers reopen their offices, many want to know the Covid-19 vaccination status of employees.   Long-awaited guidance from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration gave employers a strong incentive to ask about vaccination status and to pursue a 100% rate.  But employment law experts say many companies are running into resistance when seeking to learn if workers have been vaccin ated as part of their reopening and Covid-19 safety measures. Many employees are citing the Health Insurance… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

HIPAA and Covid-19 vaccines. What employers need to know.
As employers reopen their offices, many want to know the Covid-19 vaccination status of employees.   Long-awaited guidance from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration gave employers a strong incentive to ask about vaccination status and to pursue a 100% rate.  But employment law experts say many companies are running into resistance when seeking to learn if workers have been vaccin ated as part of their reopening and Covid-19 safety measures. Many employees are citing the Health Insurance… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

HIPAA and Covid-19 vaccines. What employers need to know.
Many workers have turned to HIPAA privacy rules to avoid answering questions about the Covid-19 vaccine. Here's what employers and employees need to know about HIPAA and vaccination status. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

From Storytelling to HIPAA Compliant Texting, Shark Tank Winners Excel at Creating Connections in Long-Term Care
Held virtually this year, the 2021 AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Shark Tank competition was inspirational and intriguing. After prerecorded presentations by the four finalists and virtual questioning by the judges and audience members, MemoryWell (www.memorywell.com) was the Judges Choice winner, and Hucu .ai (www.hucu.ai) took the Audience Choice honor. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - May 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: By Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Awarded HIPAA Certification by Compliancy Group LLC
SALT LAKE CITY, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions has been awarded a HIPAA certification by Compliancy Group LLC. With dental insurance providers mandating adherence to HIPAA in patient narratives and communication, the need for third party compliance audits and risk assessment has become more important than ever before. By remaining on the cutting edge of new requirements, legal risks, and patient privacy laws, eAssist Dental Solutions has worked to further cement its status as a harbinger of " peace of mind " for dental offices across the United States.eAssist Dental Solutions is the nation ' s l...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

ClearData expands protected health information platform
Cloud computing services provider ClearData has expanded the capability of it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ClearData hires senior VP for customer relations ClearData to launch HIPAA compliance tracking dashboard ClearData names executive to senior VP post ClearData closes $25M in funding ClearData provides the cloud to Merge (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news