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.Read More
By Matt Fisher – The declaration of COVID19 as a pandemic and the United States declaring a national emergency to help contain and enhance treatment access have resulted in a number of changes to ease potential regulatory burdens or barriers in healthcare.
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 Matt Fisher – Who owns healthcare data? Who can access healthcare data? Who can control how healthcare data are used? Those three questions can form the basis for going into any number of directions in the discussion around healthcare data.
By Matt Fisher – When individuals seek access to medical records or information, the process can often prove frustrating and labyrinthine. The long and convoluted process can arise from an unintentional misunderstanding of HIPAA (or state law) requirements, or an absence of knowledge.
By Matt Fisher – As the healthcare industry awaits a final rule on information blocking and enabling easier access to data by individuals, divisions are becoming more apparent between patients and individuals on the one hand and some portions of the healthcare industry on the other hand.
By Art Gross – We are all affected by bad cyber health. Pay attention, the health of your business depends on it. Wherever you fall in the food chain of the healthcare industry, cybersecurity needs to be at the forefront of your mind.
By Matt Fisher – HIPAA experienced yet another year of attention, questioning, and enforcement. The issues around in 2019 were not necessarily new, though arguably approaches are beginning to change.
By Kayla Matthews – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is legislation that defines the privacy and security standards surrounding health information. There’s also a component of HIPAA called the privacy rule.