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January 23, 2013  4:42 PM

Will the revised HIPAA rule actually hurt patients? Here’s how it may.

Posted by: DrJosephKim
HIPAA, Privacy and security

So we recently heard that HHS revised HIPAA (which originated in 1996). Some of us can't even remember what kind of computer or mobile technology existed in 1996. I remember using my...

August 27, 2012  1:20 PM

There are no specific encryption requirements under HIPAA

Posted by: DrJosephKim
cms, encryption, HIPAA

Over the years, we have seen many people talk about "HIPAA-compliant" communication platforms that provide a high level of enterprise security and encryption. These discussions have often led to the question, "What are

November 15, 2011  11:33 AM

Are you ready for HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10?

Posted by: DrJosephKim

These days, the world of health information technology is rapidly evolving and physicians, medical practices, and hospitals are scrambling to implement electronic health records (EHRs) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems. In the midst of this "digital chaos," we all know that...

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