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

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare IT News ‘Careless handling’ of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke’s-RooseveltHealthcare IT 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 …Mount Sinai ...

Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Geneva, Switzerland – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement today congratulating Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his election to serve as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO): “On behalf of President Trump and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, we congratulate Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on being ...

Price: “President’s budget answers the call to fix what’s wrong in Washington”

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
President Donald J. Trump’s America First budget outlines the Administration’s priorities within the federal government and addresses critical needs across the country. The budget makes the necessary investments to support the mission of the Health and Human Services Department to enhance the health and well-being of Americans. HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D., who is currently ...

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 ...