HIPAA

Read: OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

Here’s how covered entities may disclose protected health information about an individual who’s infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak

Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak

Beneficiaries will now be able to receive a wider range of healthcare services without having to travel to a healthcare facility.

Read: Test Your FERPA Knowledge: Can This Student Info Be Released?

Test Your FERPA Knowledge: Can This Student Info Be Released?

Here are 9 practical scenarios in which a request is made to access student information. Would providing the data be a FERPA violation?

Read: Misconfiguration: The #1 Cause of Healthcare System Breaches

Misconfiguration: The #1 Cause of Healthcare System Breaches

A recent report found breaches caused by healthcare system misconfiguration due to human error in cloud infrastructures increased by 424%.

Read: FERPA and HIPAA: When Can You Share Student Education and Health Records?

FERPA and HIPAA: When Can You Share Student Education and Health Records?

The federal government’s updated FERPA and HIPAA guidance will help you make the appropriate determination.

Read: Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

Jackson Health System Pays $2.15 Million in HIPAA Fines

An investigation revealed three separate HIPAA violations, including an employee accessing and selling more than 24,000 patients’ records.

Read: Overcoming Security Camera Privacy Worries with LIDAR

Overcoming Security Camera Privacy Worries with LIDAR

LIDAR systems can flag potential threats while guaranteeing the anonymity of people or objects that aren’t a risk.

Read: Do You Know the Answers to These HIPAA FAQs?

Do You Know the Answers to These HIPAA FAQs?

Did you know healthcare facilities paid nearly $29 million in HIPAA penalties in 2018? Find out how much you know about HIPAA by taking this quiz.

Read: Woman Claims Atchison Hospital Leaked Info to Her Alleged Rapist

Woman Claims Atchison Hospital Leaked Info to Her Alleged Rapist

She filed a lawsuit claiming an employee leaked personal information to her alleged rapist — who then sexually assaulted her again.

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