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Business Associate Agreement or Qualified Services Organization Agreement: Who Needs What?

With the opioid epidemic reaching crisis status in the United States, there’s been a lot of conversation in the healthcare industry about substance abuse treatment.  While there’s an increasing need… Read More

Article: Seven Ways Records May Be Accessed Without Authorization

As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, so do the ways that protected health information (PHI) of patients can be compromised.  With more than 400 healthcare breaches in 2017, organizations… Read More

DataFile Technologies Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

Kansas City, Mo. & Boston, Ma. — October 24, 2017: DataFile Technologies announced today that it has joined the more than 70 progressive organizations that are enabling secure and ubiquitous… Read More

Unauthorized Disclosures, MGMA and Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser

One of the inevitable demons in healthcare is that of accidental disclosure of protected health information (PHI). There is a solid risk that your healthcare organization has already experienced this… Read More

How Much Could One Data Breach Cost Your Organization?

In light of the recent Equifax data breach which has effected roughly 143 million Americans, protecting personal information has come to the forefront of thought for many people in the… Read More

AHIMA’s New Model Form Draws Attention to Right to Access

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) recently released a model form, taking the lead in providing a resource when a patient requests a copy of their health information. AHIMA… Read More

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