Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Should you be using Email for Patient Service?

The HIPAA Security Rules allow you to communicate with emails that include Protected Health Information as long as the patient acknowledges and accepts the risks associated with email.  The key question is should you?

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Should You Take a Second Look at Your Business Associates?

The HIPAA Omnibus rules significantly affect Business Associate (BA) relationships and will require an adjustment to your Business Associates Agreement (BAA).  Indeed, you may need to take another look at your BAAs, contractual relationships and even your vendor strategy.