Data is integral to every aspect of healthcare. Timely access to accurate, up-to-date data – medical history, drug interactions, information about a particular disease – positions providers to successfully treat patients in a safe and efficient manner. 468 more words
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As the healthcare industry continues shifting to value-based care delivery, nurturing and maintaining an informed health system is more important than ever. Organizations that expect to thrive in this evolving environment must demonstrate an awareness of what they need to know now as well as in the future and possess the infrastructure to acquire and manage the continuous flow of relevant data. 1,773 more words
Punishments for failing to comply to HIPAA laws can be devastating to a clinic. The government will continue to strictly enforce HIPAA violations by fining health care facilities lacking written, documented, trained, and agreed to policies. 346 more words
New guidelines may help you avoid fines relative to unsecured mobile device breaches.
All offices need to know that the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) has developed an outline for healthcare organizations to implement and monitor mobile device security. 247 more words
I have long felt that the utilization of a table of contents relative to your HIPAA compliance manual is the starting point for outlining the components of your HIPAA compliance program. 230 more words