How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’
Steve Harris and Dan Silk ·December 07, 2016
UGA and its local public safety agencies are taking part in this national campaign, which encourages greater awareness of straightforward first aid strategies.
Zach Winn ·February 21, 2017
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires all federally covered healthcare entities and associates to follow strict guidelines on the release of protected health information to law enforcement personnel and agencies. In some cases, a subpoena is required while other permissions are based on a patient's actions or statements. In the end, it is up to hospital officials and their business associates to craft patient health data policies that comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule to avoid fines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights.