By Matt Fisher – How and when can data be shared in a manner that is compliant with HIPAA? The answer to those questions is a lot broader and more frequently than many might expect. However, the expectation of limited sharing is exactly the root cause for data blockage that frustrates many individuals.
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 August that we think deserve sharing again.
By Matt Fisher – Security risks can lurk behind every corner, but some places can feel more hidden than others, even if that is not the case. One area perceived as hidden is the source code underpinning various digital health or other software based tools.
Listen NOW! Tune in for the latest on what’s new, what’s trending, or what’s next, 24/7 all talk all healthcare and health IT. We have 16 shows with 21 hosts leading you through each episode. This week’s Friday at Five introduces the hosts of each show on HealthcareNOW Radio. Check out the five infographics highlighting the shows and fun facts about each host.
By Matt Fisher – Anecdotally, issues have existed for a long time in healthcare when in terms of knowing whether patients are telling physicians all of the information needed to effectively provide care. From some stories, reasons for a lack of sharing can range from believing the physician does not need to know…
By Matt Fisher – Why now? That is a question that Metropolitan Community Health Services, which operates as Agape Health Services must be asking at this point in time. Agape is a federally qualified health center that just entered into a HIPAA related settlement with the Office for Civil Rights.
By Matt Fisher – Responses to and really reopening plans as part of the effort to address COVID-19 have raised a number of privacy concerns. When privacy and healthcare come up together, the discussion inevitably turns to HIPAA.