Records & Medical Storage Laws

The Media and HIPAA

For such a clear-cut law, HIPAA presents a lot of ethical gray areas for reporters. A lot of confusion was brought up when Adam Schefter tweeted a photo of the giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul medical record, which stated the player had his right index finger amputated. The tweet started...

Storing Electronic Medical Records Properly

The security of medical records will always be a concern for medical practices and hospitals. Not only do people worry about their own personal records, there are also laws and rules, such as HIPAA and HITECH, regarding the regulations of medical records. These regulations pertain to electronic medical records...

10 Common HIPAA Violations

HIPAA was created to protect patient’s rights and keep their medical history private. However, this means it is extremely important for medical professionals to remain HIPAA compliant. Here are some of the top 10 common HIPAA violations from hospitals, medical practices, and employees. 10 Common HIPAA Violations Failing to...