Legal consequences flow from the use or abuse of EHR. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.
Sony employees have been notified in a letter from company management that their HIPAA-protected personal information may have been compromised as a result of a recent cyber attack.
A leading healthcare informatics trade group wants Congress to amend HIPAA to allow researchers to gather data from patient records without permission from the patient.
Switch the lens and look at the patient in a new light. That was the key message delivered by Kim Murphy-Abdouch, RHIA, MPH, FACHE, clinical assistant professor at Texas State University, in her Monday presentation “Patient Access to Personal Health Information: Regulation vs. Reality.”