A disruption-free Medical Practice in a BA dependent industry

Medical information of any individual includes unique identifiers, demographic data, medical conditions, health care provider’s details, billing information as well as immediate family members’ details and medical history. The growth of technology has paved way for storage of these records in electronic formats with quick access from any location. Even as every individual approaches doctors…

OCR Gears-Up to Resume HIPAA Audits

The HIPAA compliance audit program seems to be all set to resume this year, as the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights gears up with auditors to examine business associates and covered entities. In the 2014 HIMSS Conference held on February 24, Susan McAndrew, the OCR Deputy Director for Health Information…