Careless handling of HIV information jeopardizes patient’s privacy, costs entity $387k

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Inc. (St. Luke’s) has paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $387,200 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and agreed to implement a comprehensive corrective action plan. St. Luke’s operates the Institute for Advanced Medicine, formerly Spencer ...

'Careless handling' of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke's-Roosevelt – Healthcare Finance News

23. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare Finance News ‘Careless handling’ of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke’s-RooseveltHealthcare Finance NewsSt. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, part of New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, has paid the Department of Health and Human Services $387,200 to settle potential HIPAA violations stemming from a complaint that alleged the organization had … and ...

HIPAA Spring Check-Up: Your Obligations to Safeguard Third-Party Patient Health Information in Medical Records … – The National Law Review

23. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HIPAA Spring Check-Up: Your Obligations to Safeguard Third-Party Patient Health Information in Medical Records …The National Law ReviewAnd, if your organization is facing a request seeking records or other materials that may contain patient health information (“PHI”), it bears repeating that while HIPAA provides a number of methods through which covered entities that hold records ...

Readout of Secretary Price’s Second Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

23. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Monday, May 22, Secretary Price participated in the opening activities of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA). The Secretary participated in several events throughout the day – including one on antimicrobial resistance, a top concern for public health officials; an event sponsored by the U.S. Delegation on international health regulations and how nations can ...

Readout of Secretary Price’s Attendance at the G20 Health Ministerial Meeting

21. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Friday, May 19th and Saturday, May 20th, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. attended the first-ever G20 Health Ministerial Meeting in Berlin, Germany. Secretary Price joined health officials from around the world in discussions on how to harness knowledge, capabilities, and expertise to reinforce and strengthen our global health security. Topics included ...