Protected Health Information

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

Ask the legal expert ... how to deal with someone leaking information

Ask the legal expert ... how to deal with someone leaking information

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Someone leaked sensitive patient information to the press after we had a recent fire here. What steps can/should we take to investigate or determine who the leak was?