Two attorneys with expertise in cybersecurity outlined steps practices should take to minimize the threat of ransomware at HIMSS17.
Law & Malpractice
Old government regulations need to adapt to new healthcare technologies, advises a former DOJ attorney.
Healthcare cyberattacks can put your patients and medical practice at risk. The good news is there are both high-tech and no-tech means to be safe.
New guidance from HHS’ Office of Civil Rights has not only clarified patients’ rights to request a medical record, but also what practices can charge.
Step up HIPAA compliance by identifying what's getting other practices into trouble, and taking steps to avoid making the same mistakes.
At the MGMA 2014 conference, attendees learned about key elements of HIPAA compliance they may be overlooking. Many have to do with changes to patient rights.
As anti-fraud efforts step up, there's little doubt that the OIG will be looking at your practice. Make sure your patient records accurately reflect physician services.
Defensive medicine is one of the single-biggest drivers of healthcare costs, yet the so-called reformers simply ignore this fact. What can you do as a physician?