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Proposed changes to an individual (patient’s) right of access, part 2

Feb. 16, 2022 / By Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO, CAPM

The intent for an individual’s right of access to their protected health information (PHI) is to allow the easing of some administrative requirements, the removal of certain provisions of the […]

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Health care PHI and security: The ongoing struggle to protect patient personal information

Feb. 2, 2022 / By Karla VonEschen, MS, CPC, CPMA

It’s difficult these days to do anything in health care without hearing about securing protected health information (PHI) or reading about a security breach. During a recent office visit, I […]

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Proposed changes to an individual (patient’s) right of access

Jan. 12, 2022 / By Kelly Long, BS, CPC, CPCO, CAPM

Throughout my 25 years working in the health care industry, I have always had a passion for compliance; and my career path reflects that passion. As a 3M HIS compliance […]

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Patient privacy and the use of health data for research

Jan. 20, 2020 / By Senthil Nachimuthu, MD, PhD

Privacy and analytics were two of the predominant themes in the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2019 Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. last year. Many speakers and attendees unsurprisingly discussed […]

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AI Talk: Consumer Protection, middle schoolers, speedy run-away star and tennis

Sept. 20, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) Last week, Fortune had an in-depth article on a new piece of consumer protection legislation that will become law January 1, […]

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AI Talk: HIPAA, privacy, online harms and ancient texts

April 12, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… HIPAA-compliant Alexa, Google I saw an article in Geek Wire about Alexa becoming Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) privacy rule compliant. It indeed has, as […]

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AI Talk: Privacy, beer, marketing and doodling

March 29, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Federated Learning to overcome privacy issues Anyone working with health information knows that getting access to clinical data for any purpose is a non-trivial exercise. PHI—protected […]

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Compute is everywhere, but where is the data?

Feb. 25, 2019 / By AJ Dandrea

It has been over twenty years since the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996. The first part of the acronym stands out to me because […]

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When healthcare consumerism drives strategic technology choice

April 30, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

As patients become more involved in their health care, the technology industry will be forced to not only listen, but implement platforms that enable patient informed decisions on payment, treatment […]