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Long-term care providers can share resident info for safety reasons without breaching HIPAA

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Healthcare providers do not violate the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy regulations if they share patient information in the interest of public safety, according to a letter sent last week by Leon Rodriguez, the director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

When tragedy moves us

When tragedy moves us

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I don't believe there is one person who can hear about the tragedy at Sandy Hook and not be moved. I think many people are moved to a "call for action" in some way.

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