In last month’s article, I discussed the inadequacy of answering ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to a checklist of HIPAA Privacy and Security requirements and assuming that simply finishing that task will provide your practice or company (if you are a BA) some level of PHI privacy and security protection.
Pediatric Plastic Surgeons Reshape Lives
When you think of plastic surgery, nips and tucks to hide the sags and wrinkles of aging faces may be the first thought that comes to mind.
Practices with Electronic Medical Record software (EHR) stored on in-house servers may regret not being hosted in the cloud.
Trinity Medical Center’s Neuro Coordinator
Neurological emergencies can happen at any time. Though not every hospital has a neurology department with a neurologist and neurosurgeon on staff, health care facilities in the Birmingham area and outlying counties do have a number they can call to save precious time getting patients the specialized help they need.
Joint ventures for cancer centers have proliferated in the last few years. These arrangements can take a variety of forms and can involve community hospitals, regional medical systems, academic centers of excellence, national cancer care companies and both medical and radiation oncologists.
Sleep Disturbances in Seniors Complicate Health Issues
Is grandmother becoming forgetful or is she just tired?
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) earlier this year announced its Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation initiative (the “Initiative”) to encourage issuers, other obligated parties and underwriters of municipal securities to self-report materially inaccurate statements made in final offering documents regarding prior compliance with continuing disclosure obligations.
A Huntsville radiological technology company, FINAO, has digitally connected Radiology of Huntsville (ROH) with more than 30 medical facilities in North Alabama, including Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center.
Player safety is a priority in all sports, from the youth level to professional teams. Of particular concern are concussion injuries, which have gained increased attention in recent years.
As covered entities under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), healthcare providers are intimately familiar with the strict privacy and security requirements imposed on them by HIPAA and the importance of full compliance.
A Big Fat Crisis
by Deborah A. Cohen, MD; c.2014, Nation Books; $26.99 / $30.00 Canada; 263 pages
You feel as though you might have to quit your job.
The Caregivers: A Support Group’s Stories of Slow Loss, Courage, and Love
by Nell Lake
c.2014, Scribner $26.00 / $29.99 Canada 304 pages
For better, for worse.
Over Our Dead Bodies: Undertakers Lift the Lid
by Kenneth McKenzie and Todd Harra
c.2014, Citadel Press $15.95 / $17.95 Canada 256 pages
Internal Medicine: A Doctor’s Stories
by Terrence Holt
c.2014, Liveright; $24.95 / $27.95 Canada; 275 pages
It took you awhile to get the hang of things.
by Eula Biss
c.2014, Graywolf Press $24.00 / $27.99 Canada 207 pages
Controversial new guidelines could have millions more taking statins.
In November of last year, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released a new set of guidelines for prescribing cholesterol lowering drugs, known as statins, to patients at risk of cardiovascular disease.
A partnership between the Regional Healthcare Network and UAB’s Department of Health Services Administration creates a program to solve one of the many problems of rural health-care providers.
How much do we really know about the causes of diabetes?
In the popular media, the story is simple. People eat too much and exercise too little. They gain weight. They get diabetes.
Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society That Loves Thin
c.2014, HCI; $15.95 / $19.95 Canada ; 278 pages
Up and down. Up and down.
“Historically, restaurants have done a better job of taking reservations than doctors’ offices,” says Mike Rickman, chief development officer at Brookwood Medical Center. “Now at Brookwood, you can make an appointment while looking at the physician’s real-time calendar.”
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