HITECH Act

Privacy and security in long-term care

Privacy and security in long-term care

Protecting your resident's health information is becoming increasingly more urgent.

HIPAA compliance a part of clinical communication

HIPAA compliance a part of clinical communication

In long term and post-acute care facilities, where those with a "need to know" protected health information can include everyone from nursing and social services, to chaplains, cooks, transportation drivers, aides, admissions and marketing staff, administrators, even activities staf

Long-term care providers should follow hospitals in adopting EHRs, government says

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Healthcare providers have already exceeded the government's 2013 adoption goals for electronic health records, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.