Does Accounting Of Disclosures Require Tracking Every ROI Request?

HIPAA requires a place to track the release of protected health information (PHI) subject to Accounting of Disclosures. But does Accounting of Disclosures mean logging all PHI disclosures? Somewhat surprisingly,… Read More


In most electronic health records (EHR) systems, patients have one chart that all providers within that organization share. Additionally, providers may receive and make treatment decisions based on records from… Read More

How Do I Comply With Access Control Requirements For Users?

As healthcare becomes much more technologically advanced, it’s important for organizations to know who charted, filed a document, or even accessed a patient’s medical record.  But with so many disparate… Read More

How do I comply with HIPAA when emailing PHI?

Combine the words HIPAA, Protected Health Information (PHI) and email, and you’ve likely just found a topic that will leave many healthcare professionals shaking in their boots.  Nevertheless, email is… Read More

How Do I Handle A HIPAA Unauthorized Disclosure?

What Is the Process for Handling HIPAA Unauthorized Disclosures? With the industry averaging more than one data breach per day, unauthorized disclosures are a reality for today’s healthcare organization.  We’ve… Read More

What Do I Need To Know About Right To Access?

You may have heard your office staff complain about an influx of calls from aggressive attorneys disputing invoices or complaining about the costs for patient copies of records.  Believe it… Read More