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5 Tips to Consider Prior to Posting on Social Media Sites

It was not that long ago when an employee at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center was fired for posting a patient's protected health information (PHI) on Facebook. The employee had posted a screenshot of a patient's medical record...

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The Power of Social Media

Did you know that a whopping 95% percent of people in the United States use the internet and 86% use it every day? Users of social media account for 74% of internet users, and the average daily time spent using social media on any device...

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HIPAA and Safe Texting Practices

Telephones have been a staple of communication for as long as most of us can remember! The cell phone has noticeably changed the way we communicate both personally and increasingly professionally with the introduction of texting. In 2015, a...

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7 Important Facts to be Aware of for the PFS Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule they believe will ensure clinicians spend more time providing high-value care for patients instead of filing cumbersome paperwork. The proposals are included in...

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New Training Course Available: Compliance for Your Practice

Our Compliance for Your Practice training is now available! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) previously required healthcare organizations to ensure that training was being provided on unmodified content. This past...

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Elements of an Effective Compliance Hotline

A compliance hotline used correctly can be a powerful tool for any organization; from being able to offer suggestions to reporting concerns. For healthcare organizations, the recommendation to provide hotlines and other forms of communication...

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