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How To HIPAA-proof Your Smartphone

Healthcare individuals and organisations can often find themselves the prime target for security breaches, and for that reason they need to do their utmost in protecting the privacy of patient records and information.

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Lower leads La. Open after third round, braces for tough final

BROUSSARD — Justin Lower said the third round of the Chitimacha Louisiana Open was the calmest he had ever been during a tournament round of golf. 554 more words

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Brookings Institute: Emerging policy solutions to surprise medical bills

Too often, patients are surprised to find a bill from an out-of-network provider involved in their treatment whom they had no control in choosing. Studies suggest that roughly 1 in 5 emergency room visits and 1 in 10 elective inpatient procedures result in the potential for a surprise out-of-network bill, most commonly when patients seek care at an in-network hospital but end up treated by certain emergency department or ancillary physicians (such as anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, or assistant surgeons) who are outside their insurer’s provider network. 82 more words

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Econlib: Amy Tuteur on Birth, Natural Parenting, and Push Back

Obstetrician gynecologist Amy Tuteur and author of Push Back, talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Tuteur argues that natural parenting–the encouragement to women to give birth without epidurals or caesarians and to breastfeed–is bad for women’s health and has little or no benefit for their children. 11 more words

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