Healthcare providers may affiliate with third parties to perform various services. Not surprisingly, when such a third party commits what is alleged to be a wrongful act of some sort, such as a misdiagnosis or mistreatment, the injured individual might attempt to hold the healthcare provider responsible.
This month’s Legal eSpeaking post discusses recent breaches and considers how they might give rise to class actions against the provider which suffered the breach.
As we near the end of January, I’d like to take the opportunity to look ahead and consider what the potential “hot topics” in health information management (HIM) might be for 2017.
This post discusses a federal agency that may be unfamiliar to HIM professionals, and how it regulates healthcare providers.
This month’s post discusses a subject that many healthcare providers and their staff members might find unfamiliar: the National Labor Relations Board.