HIPAA

Telehealth: Insights and Implementation Resources

Telehealth Use Skyrockets 53% A whitepaper, “FH Healthcare Indicators and FH Medical Price Index 2019: An Annual View of Place of Service Trends and Medical Pricing,” by Fair Health, a New York based nonprofit which specializes in data collection and research related to insurance claims in the US, reported claims data for “alternative settings of care”. …

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Michigan ENT Practice Shuts Down Due to Ransomware

By Jonathan Krasner, HIPAA Secure Now! Brookside ENT in Michigan will permanently close its doors on April 30, because they suffered a ransomware attack and refused to pay the ransom. All their files were lost. Thousands of patients lost their records in this breach, due to a lack of proper cybersecurity and HIPAA controls. Attempts to recover…

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