Search Tag: HIPAA

Executive Health Management

Gun Control Effort Affects Hospitals?

2016 09 Jan

New gun control initiatives by President Barack Obama will result in a modification of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy rule. This means that there will be room to allow certain covered entities to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) the identities of individuals who are... Read more

Executive Health Management

Moral Implications Of Patients Recording Conversations With Physicians

2015 24 Mar

Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have conducted a study of the ethical implications of patients and their families secretly recording conversations they have with physicians. Now that smartphones are ubiquitous and equipped with the technology to capture such conversations, the frequency of recordings is expected... Read more