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New Year will Bring New Legal and Lawsuit Challenges for Physicians

22 Jan

One of these challenges involves HIPPA compliance, as the healthcare industry rapidly migrates from a paper focused system to an electronic health record system. The HIPPA Privacy Rule, which governs paper health records, has been around since the late 90s. The HIPPA Security Rule which governs collection and storage of electronic patient records has been around for about a decade. In spite of this, HIPPA breaches, litigation, and lawsuits have not declined. Continue reading