Articles

National Preparedness Month

While there are a lot of ceremonious holidays and events, Hurricane Florence highlights the importance of one of September’s official themes, National Preparedness Month.  Just like you should have a… Read More

Subpoenas and SAMHSA

Ask a healthcare professional to disregard HIPAA and age-old policies on how to handle medical records, and you’ll probably be met with a confused stare.  However, that is a possibility… Read More

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