Right to Access Enforcement Initiative

In 2019, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an initiative that they would make it a priority to enforce an individual’s right to access their health records in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost....

Hover Hover Hover

At times, it feels as if we could start every week with this sentence: “There’s a new tactic being used by cybercriminals to trick unsuspecting victims.” And the sophistication level of the new tactics is off the charts. So, what are we dealing with as of late? Well,...

Please Complete This Form

You walk into your healthcare provider’s office and are usually handed a clipboard with papers that need to be filled out, updated, and wrapped up with your signature. We mindlessly take our task to the nearest seat and complete, sign, initial, and update whatever...

Statistically Speaking

Three universities recently conducted a joint study of participants that aimed to explore their likelihood of being monetarily incentivized to violate HIPAA regulations. The pilot study involved medical residents or individuals in an executive MBA program, with some...

Caught Off Guard

The term “new normal” is something I think we would all enjoy hearing less of at this point.  We’re at a point where this is how we are going to be operating and we need to pause, assess what happened, where we are, and how we move forward. As we reflect back, we know...