By Art Gross – We’ve all had to make adjustments to how we work, how we live, and how we interact overall with humanity during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that we’ve been stricter in some regard, and more relaxed in others (limiting screen time, who can be bothered?).Read More
By Art Gross – HIPAA provides guidelines to establish the permissible use of an individual’s personal health information (PHI). Seems pretty straightforward for the most part. And it was – for the most part. Until we start to dig a little deeper…
By Art Gross – Community-Based Testing Sites are the latest entity to be excluded from HIPAA enforcement penalties by the Office for Civil Rights for their participation in regard to COVID-19 specimen collection and testing.
By Art Gross – Whether it involves faces masks, hand sanitizer, hospital and medical supplies, or a stimulus check, scams against healthcare organizations and individuals are booming with COVID-19 as the starting point.
By Art Gross – As we continue to make our way through new territory with the COVID-19 crisis, we are having to adjust the rules and regulations that previously stood in place. HIPAA is no exception to that.
By Art Gross – In recent years there has been an increase in the use of telehealth and remote management tools as options for maintaining patient well-being. If you’re not familiar with these, the HHS’ HRSA defines telehealth as “the use of electronic information and…
By Art Gross – A patient’s right to access their healthcare data so that they can make informed decisions regarding their own health and wellbeing is the component of HIPAA known as the HIPAA Right of Access.
By Art Gross – When an emergency situation occurs, like that of the recent Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak that is said to have originated in mainland China, the healthcare industry is affected worldwide.
By Art Gross – What lies ahead for the healthcare industry in 2020? Like patient health, we can’t predict the future accurately, but we know that preventative care can go a long way when we know the risk factors.